Thursday, July 9, 2009

Dr.Ghulam Mustafa Khan

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Ph.D., D.Litt, SI, was a researcher, critic, linguist, author, scholar of Urdu literature & linguistics, educationist and religious & spiritual leader of Pakistan.

In 1928 he passed ninth grade from Anjuman Islamia High School, Jabalpur and went to Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh for the rest education. He received his higher education at the Aligarh Muslim University. He held LLB and M.A. in Urdu literature & Persian and in 1947 completed his Ph.D on Hassan Ghaznavi. In 1959 he was awarded D.Litt by Nagpur University, India.

He was born in the Jabalpur city of India on September 23, 1912. During his Service life he was appointed as a lecturer at the King Edward College, Amrawati and after migration to Pakistan from India he was appointed in Urdu College, Karachi. Later in his life he also performed the duties of head of the department of Urdu in Sindh University. For his academic services he was honoured with various level of awards like the Presidential award Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Naqoosh award, Iqbal award and Nishan-i-Sipas.

He has published a large number of Research Papers and still large number of books, translations, compilations, numbering about ninety three. His book on |Iqbal & Quran" was awarded as the best book ever written on this subject and was awarded gold medal by Idara e Adbiat Pakistan.

Dr Ghulam Mustafa was also a famous religious and spiritual leader. His students in number include scholar of fame like Ibn-e-Insha, Jameel Jalibi, Abul Lais Siddiqui, Aslam Farrukhi, Farman Fatehpuri, Moinuddin Aqeel, Syed Waqar Ahmed Rizvi and Abul Khair Kashfi etc.

Prof. Masroor Ahmed Zai wrote his PhD dissertation on life and services Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan under suprevision of Dr.Aslam Farrukhi.

At least one third of the population of Pakistan lives below the poverty line and cannot afford even basic medical treatment. Slam-ul-Momineen Trusthas taken up the task of opening a number of Free Medical Clinics in high poverty areas in the suburbs of Karachi.

In October 2006, The Salam-ul-Momineen Trust has launched its first Free Medical Clinic at Block 11, Gulshan-e-Iqbal near the slum area of Juma Goath, in the name of a great educationist, scholar and spiritual individual Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan Saheb.

We are providing OPD medicines along with services of qualified Gynecologist and pediatrician every day in the morning from 9:30 to 13:30 and a GP and Surgeon in the evening from 5:30 to 10 pm. Since the opening of Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Khan Free Medical Clinic in October 2006, more than Ten Thousand patients have been treated free of cost.

The Trust has also been donated land for opening of Free Medical Clinics in other areas of Karachi. The Trust is opening Free Medical Clinics in Mehmood Abad and in Quetta Town Near Suhrab Goth shortly.

Salam-ul-Momineen Trust has also launched a campaign to educate and create awareness amongst the people of Pakistan to take initiative to work for the betterment of people living below the poverty line. We would like people to join us in this noble project by donating medicines or funds or supporting us in any other way.

===Books and Poems===

He was author of more than Ninety books in Urdu and English

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