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Name of Department:

Arab Culture

Year of Establishment:


Courses run by the department:

Name of Course     

(i)   B.A.

About The Department :

Department of Arab Culture was established in Sri Jai Narayan P.G. College, Lucknow. Sri Mirza Kamal Beig was the only lecturer in the department back then, he continued teaching till 1987 and got tired in the same year. He was also a social worker and politician, moreover while he was appointed in the department in the same very time he also worked for the Municipal Corporation of Lucknow. He was a great kind-hearted man and was very popular among his colleagues and students. After the retirement of Mirza Beig, Dr Rajesh Kumar Pandey was appointed as Reader on 5 th December 1987 and after 2 years in the department Dr. Mohd Javed Habib was appointed as lecturer on 22 nd February 1989 and at present there are only two teachers in the department continuing as a post of Associate Professor. The department in the college organises debates, seminars and guest lectures programmes on the scholar subject topics and call other orators to speak on the topics like guest lectures were arranged on the topics of “The importance of Arab Country”, “Islamic Architecture” etc. Debates are organised in which students take part and talk on the given topic and exchange their different ideas. Many other activities also take place in the department. The passed-out students from the department of Arab Culture have achieved lots of success in their filed at state and international level. Some students like for example – Sri Sunil Singh Sajan was an ex state minister and present time he holds the position of M.L.C, Sri Virendra Tiwari was an EX BJP state Association Minister and present time he is appointed as Lac Pad Chairman U.P. Government and Sri Zakir Ali Rajneesh is a story writer at state and international level in the field of Journals and has won many prestigious awards in his field.