Department of URDU

About Department :

             The political leaders, philanthropists and the people in and around Bailhongal felt the necessity of higher education to the rural mass. As a result, with the blessings of His Holiness Shri Shri. Mahant Swamiji of Murgod, the Kittur Rani Channamma Education Society was established in the year 1968, under the president ship of Sri. S.R.Kanthi, the then Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Mysore.

             During the Same year, the Management of our society took the initiative to start the Arts and Science College in Bailhongal. As part of the Institution, the “Department of Urdu” was started in June 1970. Sri. M.A. Maulavi, of Dharwad, joined the Department as a part time lecturer and served in the Department till 1973.

             Thereafter, Sri M.M. Neginal  joined the Department as a Lecturer and served from 1973 to 2008 as a Selection Grade Lecturer. During the year 2007-08 he took the charge as Principal of this institution. He retired on 31-05-2008. In 2006, Sri. A.A. Chakkoli joined as Part Time Lecturer of the Department and served up to   2008.  Dr. S.M. Khatib, M.A. (Urdu), M.A (History), B.Ed.  took charge as  Head  and serving in the Department till date.

             Prof. M.M. Neginal worked in various capacities like BOE, BOAE and BOS member. He framed syllabus as a member for both UG and  PG Courses in Urdu – Persian – Arabic subjects. He attended National and Inter-National Seminars in Urdu.

             Dr. Khatib attended National Seminar and presented papers. He is established writer and published many articles in leading newspapers and magazines. His area of special interest is Urdu Poetry.

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