Interview with Aijaz Fatima, May 25, 2010

Project: Partition's First Generation Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Aijaz Fatima, a Pakistani doctor, begins the interview by discussing her early life and education in India. Fatima then details her experiences at Aligarh Muslim University, as well as an exploration of her religious background. Next, the interviewee provides firsthand accounts of what it was like to live in India during the post-partition era. Fatima's favorite teacher at university is also recalled. Additionally, Fatima's medical career in Pakistan is highlighted, paired with Aligarh Muslim University's connections to the partition movement. Secondly, the university and its efforts to educate women are praised. Subsequently, the interviewee talks of Pakistan as a nation, focusing upon the challenges it faces, its history, and the goals of the original founders. Methods for Pakistanis to achieve the visions of the founders are also listed. Finally, the interviewer reveals why she chose Aligarh and the university as a research subject.

Interview Accession

2016oh278_site007

Interviewee Name

Aijaz Fatima

Interviewer Name

Amber Abbas

Interview Date

2010-05-25

Interview LC Subject

Education Partition Muslims

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Fatima, Aijaz Interview by Amber Abbas. 25 May. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Fatima, A. (2010, May 25). Interview by A. Abbas. Partition's First Generation Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Fatima, Aijaz, interview by Amber Abbas. May 25, 2010, Partition's First Generation Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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