Lahore, Pakistan: A delegation of professors and lawyers from Chandigarh India visited Government Islamia College Civil Lines Lahore on February 18, 2023.
The delegation was received by Principal Professor Dr. Akhtar Sandhu. Advocate Sardar Gurvinder Singh Sidhu, Advocate Ali Changezi Sandhu, Sami Ullah Gondal, Mushtaq Gondal, Advocate Sardar Gurshminder Singh, Dr. Mahboob Hussain, Prof Haneef Abbasi, Prof Iqbal Haider Bhatti, Dr. Nadeem Chuhan, Principal Dr. Tehseen Razzaq, prof. Tahir Mahmood, Dr. Asim Nadeem, Dr. Ahmed Shahzad, Prof Haroon, Prof Hameed, Prof Rashid, Prof Ilyas, and other colleagues visited the campus and met with players of the College.
It is pertinent to mention that today’s Government Islamia College Civil Lines was Dayanand Anglo Vedic College before the division of the Indo-subcontinent. Founded by Arya Samaj as the school of Dayanand Anglo Vedic on June 1, 1886, it was later renamed Dayanand Anglo Vedic (DAV) College after the name of Hindu leader Dayananda Saraswati.
Dayanand Saraswati(born Mula Shankar Tiwari February 12, 1824 – died October 30, 1883) was an Indian philosopher, social leader, and founder of the Arya Samaj, a reform movement of the Vedic dharma.