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Professor Ali Javed in Memories: A great loss of Progressive Cultural Movement

Professor Ali Javed in Memories: A great loss of Progressive Cultural Movement

Professor Ali Javed in Memories: A great loss of Progressive Cultural Movement

Born in Karari, a village near Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Professor Ali Javed did his graduation from Allahabad University and further completed his doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Professor Ali Javed was also the President of the Association of Afro-Asian Writers from 2012 to 2016. Prior to that, in 2007-2008, he was also the director of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL).

Professor Ali Javed (Delhi) is no more. Along with writing, he was also constantly engaged in the work of carrying forward the legacy of the cultural movement that inspired writers and thinkers like Premchand, Sajjad Zaheer, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Krishan Chander, Ali Sardar Jafri, Bhisham Sahni and Harishankar Parsai. has left.

Professor Ali Javed

On the death of Professor Ali Javed, a statement issued under the joint signature of National President of Progressive Writers Association and senior Tamil language writer Punnilan and General Secretary Professor Sukhdev Singh Sirsa said-

The entire organization is shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden demise of its leadership colleague and working president of the Progressive Writers’ Association, Professor Ali Javed.

The progressive and democratic cultural movement of the country has suffered a severe blow due to the departure of Professor Ali Javed.

On the death of Professor Ali Javed, cultural organizations like People’s Writers Association, Jan Sanskriti Manch, Bharatiya Jana Natya Sangh (IPTA), Jan Natya Manch (JANAM), Dalit Writers Association, Cinema of Resistance etc. have expressed grief.

Professor Javed was not only active in Hindi and Urdu, but he also tried his best to make that dream come true, which would cross countries and languages ​​and create unity of writers against imperialist forces and values.

The Afro-Asian Writers Association was formed during the time of Faiz Ahmad Faiz and Sajjad Zahir to foster unity and dialogue between writers from the Third World countries of Africa and Asia. Faiz and later Bhishma Ji also provided leadership to this campaign.

Professor Ali Javed

Professor Ali Javed was also the President of the Association of Afro-Asian Writers from 2012 to 2016. Prior to that, in 2007-2008, he was also the director of the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL).

Born in Karari, a village near Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Professor Ali Javed did his graduation from Allahabad University and further completed his doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Apart from literature, politics was also central to his interest and from his student life, he had joined the leftist student organization All India Students Federation. While studying, he participated in many student movements.

Even in the times of Corona, he encouraged the writers of Progressive Writers’ Organization spread across the country and as soon as the restriction on movement was lifted, he reached in January to extend his support to the farmers’ movement. Within him were a writer, a critic-reviewer, a Marxist thinker and an agitator.

He has published five important books in the field of criticism of Urdu literature. Dozens of research scholars did research under his guidance and in spite of the busyness of the author’s organization, he wrote hundreds of articles on important topics.

In the absence of the then General Secretary of the Progressive Writers Association, known as Commander, in 2012, the National Conference of Prices was held under the leadership of Professor Ali Javed and there he was elected the National General Secretary.

Ali Javed

He discharged this responsibility till the year 2016 and since 2016 he has been serving his responsibility in the role of National Working President of the Prelus.

Professor Ali Javed had also suffered a brain stroke a few years back, due to which he recovered from his life and was actively involved in organizational activities.

Just in the second week of this August, he again suffered a brain haemorrhage and the doctors put him on a ventilator. After battling for about 17-18 days, he was defeated at 12 o’clock in the night between 31 August and 1 September.

In this statement of the National Committee, condolences and solidarity have been shown to the family of Professor Ali Javed, his wife, daughters, sons and family members in this hour of great sorrow and said that this equally difficult time is for the friends of Ali Javed Ji.

With whom he always used to meet, laughing and discussing serious issues seriously.

In the condolence resolution, it has been said that the Progressive Writers’ Association is deeply saddened by the loss of this fervently courageous and learned fellow and remembering him, we take a pledge that we will create a progressive culture that will play an important role in bringing man closer to man.

And will continue to fight the conspiracies being done to make the people fight among themselves by dividing the country into languages, religions, sects, castes, patriotism and many other identities, till the last victory.

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AUTHORDeepa Chandravanshi

Deepa Chandravanshi is the founder of The Magadha Times & Chandravanshi. Deepa Chandravanshi is a writer, Social Activist & Political Commentator.

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