“Kawish” is a Persian word which means to struggle to get to one’s goal in life. Under this name the Research Scholars of the Department of Urdu; University of Hyderabad has formed a forum which provides a platform for them to express their views on matters and problems of research, literature and Language of Urdu. This is first of its kind in the history of the Urdu Department.

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A seminar was organized on July 3, 2013 to understand the genuine problems of Urdu research in general and research scholars in particular. This seminar was attended by many research scholars from Osmania University, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Telangana University, Nizamabad and S.V. University, Tirupati who presented their findings on the subject. More than 20 papers were presented in this seminar.

Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor inaugurated the seminar and released a book of a Research scholar by name Sumaiya Tamkeen. Prof. AmitabDas Gupta presided over the inaugural session. Dr. Mohsin Jalganvi, a famous poet and editor of literary page of the daily “Etemad”(Hyderabad) was the Chief Guest. Prof. Muzaffer Ali Shahmiri, Head of the Department welcomed the gathering. J. Mohammed Shafi, research scholar and student coordinator of the seminar presented the theme of the seminar and Mr. S. Abdul Khalikh, research scholar presented the vote of thanks.

Ms. Gousia Banu, research scholar compered the inaugural session.