Death anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan observed

The 125th death anniversary of great leader, scholar, Philosopher poet and educationist Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was observed on Monday.

Sir Syed is hailed as the father of the Two Nation Theory and one of the founding fathers of Pakistan, along with Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

He was the founder of Aligarh movement which was the base of Pakistan movement.

His famous books included Khutbat-e-Ahmediya, Asbab-e-Baghawat-e-Hind, The Aligarh Institute Gazette and Tehzib-ul-Akhlaq".

He was conferred upon the title of Javad-ud Daulah and Arif Jang.

He died on this day in 1898 in Aligarh, India.

Source: Radio Pakistan