10-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Zakir Hussain Delhi College holds the distinction in existence long before the creation of the University of Delhi. He carries a history of nearly 300 years, as an educational institution. In recent years, the XVII century madrasah Ghaziuddin, as it was then called, was created by one of the leading commanders Deccan Emperor Aurangzeb and was known for education in literature, science and art. Shocks that weakened the Mughal Empire for 18 C resulted in the closing madrassas in the early 1790s, but with the support of the wealthy citizens of Delhi, oriental college for literature, science and art was created on the spot in 1792. The statement has been presented in prose, literature, rhetoric, logic, philosophy, law, astrology and medicine.
The British East India Company, in 1824, announced the establishment to be the center of higher education in a country where the average instruction were Persian, Arabic and Sanskrit. He is now known as Delhi College, and he has received support through the Fund Rs. 1,70,000, Nawab Itmadudduala, Vazir auditorium in 1829. Shortly thereafter, Urdu or Hindustani received value and became the main medium of learning not only for the eastern sciences and literature, but also for the study of astronomy and mathematics, based on European principles, which was presented and enthusiastic teachers and students already in 1827. Translation of scientific treatises, the Greek classics and Persian works in Urdu was considered folk society, which was established in 1832. For two decades, he has published work covering a range of subjects, including mathematics, science, philosophy, history, surgery, geography, political economy, civil rights and the principles of law. His remarkable achievements were later supplemented by the society for the promotion of knowledge in India.
Throughout the XIX and early XX in different socio cultural and social communities have evolved around the Urdu culture and etiquette. Delhi College was the focus of this composite urbanism in North India Prime City because of its proximity to both geographically, historically and culturally rich of old and new aspects in Delhi. Dear group of his teachers and students teachers, mathematicians, historians and literature - became the center of scientific and literary flowering, which will be called "Delhi Renaissance." They founded schools, wrote books and manuals, translated into Urdu and edit magazines.
In addition to the preservation of traditional knowledge systems, Delhi College was one of the pioneers of English education in the country, providing constructive interaction between Eastern and Western intellectual tradition, especially before 1857 uprising Its popularity can be judged from the fact that, in 1845, of the total number of 460 students, 418 were studied in the eastern section, while 245 students learn English. They included 299 Hindus, 146 Muslims and 15 Christians, even demonstrating that college response to the needs of the city as a whole, providing a distinctly different cultural atmosphere, which heats the composite culture and the spirit of mutual concessions.
On 11 May 1857 the revolutionaries robbed college, then located at the gates of Kashmiri, because it provides education in the west. However, the British authorities closed it after the defeat of the uprising because they suspect the loyalty of its teachers and students. In 1862, the Institute has sent candidates for the entrance examinations to the University of Calcutta. Intermediate between 1864-1871, BA and MA classes were started with commendable results. In the end, the imperial government decided to close the institution, the transfer of its staff, and a library in Lahore, despite the loud protests of the citizens of Delhi.
In 1924, the average college English-Arabic began almost 50 years later to say "very certain losses in the city caused by the transmission of College East Delhi to Lahore in 1877." College has been linked to the University of Delhi in 1925 and became one of its constituent college degree in 1929.
After the partition of India, the college was attacked and set on fire incendiary mobs. Courageous staff managed to save the library and records management. Support of Dr. Zakir Hussain and others, Delhi College was revived as a secular institution in 1948 and was renamed after him in 1975 and is managed by Dr. Zakir Hussain Memorial College trust. As the main legendary Saheb Beck molded institution with a deep sense of its historical past and culture that even today gives its distinctive quality. In the next fifteen years the college was moved to its present location in 1986, outside the gates of the Turkmen; a location that is geographically and symbolically unites Ol