Interview with Zafar Mohammad Khan, April 4, 2009

Project: Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project

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This interview with retired engineer and Aligarh Muslim University alumni Zafar Mohammad Khan begins with Khan discussing his background and family. He then talks about his initial impressions of Aligarh Muslim University.
Khan also talks about the partition of India and the individuals he knew who chose to migrate to Pakistan. He talks at length about his work as an engineer with the Indian Public Works Department. Next, Khan talks about working as a civil engineer for Aligarh Muslim University in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He talks about two of the vice-chancellors who were there during his tenure, A.M. Khusro and Saiyid Hamid. The interview ends with a discussion on the current state of Muslims who live in India.

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2016oh303_site032

Interviewee Name

Zafar Mohammad Khan

Interviewer Name

Amber Abbas

Interview Date

2009-04-04

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Khan, Zafar Mohammad Interview by Amber Abbas. 04 Apr. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Khan, Z.M. (2009, April 04). Interview by A. Abbas. Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Khan, Zafar Mohammad, interview by Amber Abbas. April 04, 2009, Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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