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Books on Flora and Fauna of Qur’an relaesed


Aligarh: AMU Vice Chancellor Zamiruddin Shah on 23 July released two books entitled Dictionary - Flora & Fauna Of Qur’an and Animals Mentioned In Holy Quran authored by Dr. M.I.H. Farooqi, retired scientist of NBRI, at a function held here at Ibn Sina Academy Auditorium. Speaking at the occasion Mr. Shah praised the contribution of Dr Farooqi for his studies relating to animals and plants mentioned in the Holy Book. In his speech, Dr. Farooqi quoted several Qur’anic verses and Prophetic sayings which explain the duty of human beings for protecting and conserving the biodiversity on Earth. Quoting the Qur'an (6:38), Dr. Farooqi explained that Allah says that the animals of Earth and birds in the sky constitute communities just as the human community. (Asad Faisal)

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 August 2016 on page no. 13

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