Mohammad Iqbal, who wrote Saare Jahan Se Achcha… removed from syllabus by Delhi University, has connection with Pakistan too

Mohammad Iqbal, who wrote Saare Jahan Se Achcha… removed from syllabus by Delhi University, has connection with Pakistan too

The Academic Council of Delhi University has approved several changes in the syllabus on Friday. These include the removal of poet Mohammad Iqbal from the BA Political Science course. Officials have given this information He said that the Council has also approved proposals to set up new centers for Partition Studies, Hindu Studies and Tribal Studies. Let us tell you that it was Iqbal who wrote the famous and popular song ‘Saare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan Hamara’.

Iqbal is one of the leading Urdu and Persian poets of the Indian subcontinent. He was the national poet of Pakistan. His thoughts are also believed to have contributed to the formation of Pakistan.

DU registrar Vikas Gupta said that in the council meeting on Friday, resolutions to set up courses and various centers were passed. “Resolutions have been passed to set up centers for Partition, Hindu and Tribal Studies. Mohammad Iqbal has been dropped from the syllabus.” Iqbal was included in the BA Political Science paper “Modern Indian Political Thought”. Let us tell you that the proposals will require the final seal of approval from the Executive Council of the University. Which is going to be available on 9th June.

ABVP welcomed

In a statement, the Delhi unit of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) welcomed the decision to drop Iqbal from the syllabus. He said, “The Delhi University Academic Council has decided to drop hardline religious scholar Mohammad Iqbal from the Political Science course of DU. Mohammad Iqbal is called the ‘philosophical father of Pakistan’. He was a key player in establishing Jinnah as the leader in the Muslim League. Mohammad Iqbal is as much responsible for the partition of India as Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

Five members protested

Let us tell you that there are more than 100 members in the Academic Council. They deliberated throughout the day on the removal of Iqbal. At least five of these members opposed the motion on the bifurcation study. It has been called divisive. These members said, “The proposal for the Center is divisive. Its purpose states that the center will study past invasions, suffering and slavery over 1300 years.

The issue of reinstatement of professor also raised

On the issue of sacking of adhoc teachers, the disgruntled teachers said that the university has remained a mute spectator. “There are very serious allegations of politically motivated nepotism and unfair interview process. During the interview the candidates were humiliated, made fun of and asked questions that have nothing to do with their career.

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