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Ghulam Ali Allana

Ghulam Ali Allana, Pakistani university chancellor. Recipient SIGA Literature Award 1979, Writers' Guild Award 1980, 84. Member His Highness' Federal Council for Pakistan, Karachi. Member Distance Education Council Asia (chairman since 1985), Institute Sindhology, Pakistan Museum Association, Pakistan Presidential Archives Committee.

Background

  • Allana, Ghulam Ali was born on March 15, 1930 in Thatta, Pakistan. Son of Ghulam and Karama Sain Allana.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 1953. Master of Arts, University Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sind, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 1971.

      Master of Arts, University London, 1963.

    Career

    • Lecturer City College Hyderabad, Pakistan, 1954-1958. Lecturer Sindhi University Sind, Jamshoro, 1958-1970, assistant director Institute Sindhology, 1963-1970, 71-77, associate professor, 1970-1976, professor, 1976-1977, professor in charge, 1977-1983, dean Faculty of Arts, 1981. Vice-chancellor Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan, since 1983.

    Works

    • Author numerous books. Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor monthly "Mehran", monthly magazine "Roshni".

      Co-editor Journal in English-Sindhological Studies, Journal in English-Sindhi Adab. Editor-in-chief Pakistan Journal Distance Education.

    Membership

    Member His Highness' Federal Council for Pakistan, Karachi. Member Distance Education Council Asia (chairman since 1985), Institute Sindhology, Pakistan Museum Association, Pakistan Presidential Archives Committee.

    Personality

    Interests

    Literature, collecting coins, collecting pottery, collecting manuscripts.

    Connections

    • Married Sher Bano, January 22, 1958. 7 children.
    • father: Ghulam Allana
    • mother: Karama Sain Allana
    • spouse: Sher Bano
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    Born March 15, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1953
      University Sind
    • 1955
      University Sind
    • 1971
      University Sind
    • 1963
      University London
    • 1954 - 1958
      Lecturer, City College Hyderabad
      Pakistan
    • 1958 - 1970
      lecturer, Sindhi University Sind
    • 1981
      lecturer, Sindhi University Sind
    • 1983
      vice-chancellor Allama Iqbal Open University
      Islamabad, Pakistan
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