HYDERABAD: The state minorities welfare department and Telangana state Urdu academy are jointly organising cultural and literary programmes in regard to OU centenary celebrations on May 22.
The announcement was made by adviser to state minorities welfare department AK Khan at Haj House on Wednesday.
A two-day national seminar on Osmania University — history, culture and prospects will be conducted at The Plaza, Greenlands beginning May 22.
“Deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali will preside over the inaugural session of the programme. Following that, Anwar Mouazzam, former head of the department of Islamic studies at Osmania University will deliver a keynote address,” said Khan.
He went on to elaborate that the programme will have four special sessions in which eminent scholars will present papers.
A grand Sham-e-Gazal will be organised at Lalith Kala Thorman, Nampally on May 25. Ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas and a local singers will perform at the event.