Padma Shri historian and former Jamia VC, Mushirul Hasan passes away

  • Professor Mushirul Hasan, a renowned historian and former vice-chancellor Jamia Millia of Islamia, passed away at the age of 71.
  • Hasan won a number of awards for his work, including the Padma Shri in 2007.
  • He had worked in various capacities such as director general of the National Archives of India, vice-chairman, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, president of the Indo-Iran Society of the Iran embassy and president of the Indian History Congress.