Today on 14th September 2016, HPS celebrated their Founder’s Day which manifest the Birth Anniversary of an illustrious philanthropist, thinker, visionary man and our founder Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Saheb.
There was a special Assembly held in the HPS auditorium which has been marked by the gracious presence of Mr. Samar Hamid, Addl. Secretary, Hamdard Education Society, Mr. Zubair Ahmed Khan, Principal, Hamdard Public School, respected teachers and lovable students to commemorate his simple lifestyle, high visions towards the emancipation of the Muslim community and their education, His Awards and Achievements.
In a special Assembly, students presented a wonderful skit on His “Simple Living, High Thinking” approach towards life, a briefed biographical power point presentation, and informative speeches on His Awards and Achievements.
There was a special reward ceremony kept for the supporting non-teaching staff who served us from the past many years and whose contributions can never be neglected.
Mr. Samar Hamid Sb. shared his personal experiences and reminisce the time spent with Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Sb. and marked his far sighted vision and their achievements as he set up several institutions include Hamdard National Foundation, Hamdard Education Society, Hamdard Study Circle, Hamdard Public School, Hamdard Institute of Historical Research etc.
He was honoured by several national and international awards including the Avicenna Award presented by the erstwhile USSR in 1983. He was conferred with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. He was also an honorary member of the Academy of Medical Science of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Founder-Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard, and Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
Mr. Samar Hamid Sb. also shared Late Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed Saheb’s tag line “Zameen Ke Upar Kaam, Zameen Ke Neeche Aaram” and make us to understand the actual meaning of His saying, through carrying forward his noble vision and legacy.
Pics of the day:
Courtesy: Ms. Misbah, Sr. Librarian, HPS