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Prof. Tariq Mansoor is presently serving as the Vice-Chancellor, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. Previously he has also served as Principal, J.N. Medical College, Chief Medical Superintendent, J.N. Medical College Hospital and Chairman, Department of Surgery. He is also the member of Medical Council of India since March 2015 for a period of four years. He is product of the first batch of prestigious Our Lady of Fatima Higher Secondary School, Aligarh. During his school days he has served as House Captain as well as School Captain. He did his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh. A surgeon by profession with special interest in Breast and Thyroid Diseases, Prof. Tariq Mansoor has 33 years of Teaching and 35 years of Clinical experience. He has 90 publications to his credit and has guided 49 Postgraduate Medical Students for their Thesis as Supervisor / Co-Supervisor

Gujarat woman Naseem Akhtar hand-stitches entire Qur’an on cloth

Gujarat woman Naseem Akhtar hand-stitches entire Qur’an on cloth

Naseem Akhtar from Gujarat is the first woman to stitch the Noble Qur’an with her hands. The entire holy book is divided into ten volumes with three parts into each of its volumes. The complete work of embroidery took 32 years for Akhtar to stitch the whole of the Qur’an.

Akhtar who lives in Gujarat’s Mahallakadhi used two different colours for accomplishing her dream work that she initiated in 1987. “I am happy to do what I had started years ago,” she says as per the report. Akhtar spent these long years in Wudu and rigorously stitched Qur’an, verse by verse. “I want to put this copy of Qur’an in the library of holy Madina,” she says. Adding that she wants her work to be displayed to the world.

According to her, she would buy the cloth from Faisalabad and her way of stitching is unique. She wants her work to be listed in Guinness Book of World Record. The total weight of all the volumes of this hand-embroidered Qur’an is 55 kgs. Each volume of whose is 22 inches long and 15 inches wide. The total number of pages in the Qur’an is 724. To stitch all her work, Naseem used 84 boxes of black and pink threads.

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from The Siasat Daily

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