New Delhi,10 Jan 2017: Noted author academician and Rajya Sabha MP, Dr Muhammad Hashim Kidwai (95) passed away after a brief illness in New Delhi. He was buried in Aligarh Wednesday after the Namaz-e-Asr.
Born in 1921 in Lucknow Dr. Kidwai passed his High School from Govt. High School, Sitapur Intermediate from Christian College, Lucknow and earned his B.A. (Hons.) and M.A.
He completed his studies with a PhD degree in Political Science from Aligarh Muslim University and became a lecturer in AMU in 1948.
He, however, left Aligarh to serve the nation as an elected member of Rajya Sabha in 1984.