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Scholarship fund for Urdu students

By Our Staff Correspondent

HASSAN, JAN. 20. The Chairman of the Karnataka Urdu Academy, M.A. Wahad Andlib, on Sunday said that the academy had set up a scholarship fund of Rs. 3.78 lakh to help students who studied Urdu from SSLC to Ph.D level.

Presiding over a function to inaugurate a State-level seminar on ''Services of South Indian women to Urdu'' and a poets' meet organised here on Sunday by the academy, Mr. Andlib said the academy had plans to hold a similar meet of women fiction writers in Urdu in Bangalore in February. The academy would also hold a meet of male fiction writers in Urdu in Mysore or Bangalore by March endThe academy would hold a Ghazal programme in Bijapur and a seminar on education in Belgaum.

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