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Yunus Nagrami no more
Yunus Nagrami, chairman of the Muslim Intellectual Forum and an important
member of the Indian Muslim community, passed away at Lucknow on 4 March.
A professor of Arabic at Lucknow University, Nagrami had carved out an
important position for himself both in India and the Middle East. He
authored a number of important books including Arabi adabiyat mein
Hindustan ka hissa and Nai Arab duniya. Prof. Nagrami was an advisor to
the Makkah-based Muslim World League and frequently wrote for its Arabic
newspaper, Al-’alam al-Islami. He also served thrice as the chairman of
the U.P. Urdu Academy. His sad demise and resulting vaccuum will be felt
deeply in the Indian Muslim community. A condolence meeting was held in
the Jamia Milli Islamia in New Delhi on 5 March in which rich tributes
were paid to him.
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