Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari
One of the founders of Jamia, known for his undying optimism and dedication. He was one of the Chancellors of Jamia.
He was a known physician and a respected nationalist leader. He had long association with the Congress, as its president (1927), its secretary for several years, and as a member of the Congress Working Committee throughout his life.
He led the Medical Mission to Turkey (1912) and led the Khilafat delegation to England (1920). He went around India, explaining the importance of Jamia and collecting funds that were crucial for Jamia’s survival. In Germany, along with Abdul Majid Khwaja, he influenced Zakir Husain, Abid Husain and Mohammad Mujeeb to come to serve Jamia.
Jamia Millia Islamia,
New Delhi - 110025