The Life & Times of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

Khwaja Ahmad Abbas Memorial Trust


Syeda Saiyidain Hameed is a former Member of the Planning Commission of India and former Member of the National Commission for Women. She is a feminist and writer, who is widely recognized for her passionate engagement in public affairs and social issues, especially for women, minorities and peace. She is the Founder Member of the Muslim Women’s Forum and a Founder Trustee of the Women’s Initiative for Peace in South Asia.

D.P. Tripathi is a Member of the Rajya Sabha and former student leader. He taught at Allahabad University as a Professor of Politics. He is a writer and editor of the quarterly journal Think India

Aziz Qureshi was the 15th Governor of Mizoram. He has also served as the Governor of Uttarakhand.

Raza Mehdi is an Engineer by profession. By passion he specialises in many genres of literature. He supports the literary cultural work of the Trust.

Dr. S. Farooq is the President of The Himalaya Drug Company and the author of 555 Medicinal Plants, and 101 Herbal Remedies for Cough & Cold. He was listed in Marquis Who’s Who in the World (U.S.A) in 1997 in recognition of his Academic works as well as at the INTERNATIONAL WHO’S WHO OF INTELLECTUALS 13th Edition of IBC (England) in recognition of his Scientific research Work in Phytochemistry in 2000. He is well-known for his research work, philanthropy, oratory & for his multifaceted personality

Sukhpreet Kahlon is Head- Cinema research for a film website and has worked on content creation for a television programme. She has worked as a programmer for film festivals and also curates and manages acquisitions for a private film collection. She has taught English Literature in Delhi University for several years and is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Cinema Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Ahmed Zaheer is an ardent supporter of projects promoting education, art and culture. He is immunologist and head of dermatology at Max Hospitals, New Delhi.