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Former Jamia VC Mohammad Amin dead

by fwire  Dec 16, 2012 00:16 IST

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New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Mohammad Amin, a former vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia and who taught history at St. Stephens College for over four decades, died Saturday, a university official. He was 86.

He is survived by his wife Khursheed Amin, son Shahid Amin and daughter Ghazala Amin.

Amin was a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award.

His last rites will be performed Sunday.