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 and retired on 31-05-2008. In 2006, Sri. A. A. Chakkoli joined as Part Time Lecturer of the Department and served up to 2008. Later Dr. S.M. Khatib served in the Dept. till 2017. Prof. S. R. Bagban took charge on 01-09-2017 as Head of department of Urdu and serving till today.

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