India was and will be an open country for all regardless of ones religion or creed. He charges the western pharmaceutical industry with holding three billion people in the third world to ransom by using their monopoly status to charge higher prices, and has devoted himself to making life-saving inexpensive generic medications for the inhabitants of poorer countries. His mother, masud jehan begum (1872-1957), came from the family of shah shuja ul-mulk, the pro-british amir of afghanistan (), whose family fled to india after his assassination in an anti-british uprising.
In 1928, hamied married luba in berlins only mosque, and the following year they were again married in the choral synagogue in wilno and the marriage was solemnised at a register office in london. In honour of his mother, he sponsored a concert there by his life-long friend, the conductor zubin mehta. While teaching at jamia, ka hamied began a lifelong friendship with zakir husain, who went on to become the president of india.
I do love the people like you who are responsible for where you all are today, please carry on this way of looking at people and keeping your humanity below your beliefs. It has since become one of indias most important pharmaceutical companies. Indian newspaper will not publish an article on successful hindu in pakistan.
He heavily supported the reconstruction of the shaar hashamaim synagogue in thane. The dawn should bring out a column on the ciplas contribution in the field of generic medicine that had shaken the multi-national drug cartels all over the world! Kudos to dawn for publishing such articles. There may be a lawful reason or explanation for the move, but none has been publicly provided so far.
By the way i am also an alig who spent the years from 1954. In the end we are all the same i. Majiduddin - no jamia was set up by pandit nehru for patriotic indian muslims.
Recently, he commissioned statues of gandhi and his lithuanian jewish disciple hermann kallenbach in vilnius. Believe me, my friend, there is no difference between a muslim & hindu in india, darvesh ibm did not leave. Very odd question! Of what use can any article (whether informative or not) be to you or anyone else?do you want to take it to the bank and earn interest on it?do you want to cook it and eat it?this very well written article (thanks much, dawn) about a very sensible, down-to-earth, well-grounded family (k. Today cipla is one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in india,its products are of high quality yet affordable priced. But then the rights of the muslims could not be protected in india, so the demand for pakistan.
Lubas siblings survived her brother zorach was working for hamied in bombay, and her communist sisters had escaped to moscow before the coming of the germans. Their parents were open-minded and welcoming, and the warmth with which lubas parents rubin and paulina greeted hamied on his first visit to wilno was matched by the welcome extended to luba by abdul ali and masud jehan when she went to aligarh. However, the nazis murdered her elderly parents who were unable to emigrate. Dr john mcleod holds a phd in indian history from the university of toronto, and is professor of history at the university of louisville. Doing phds doesnt mean you are the perfect to lead the society but creating the atmosphere of brotherhood and boundary less love for all is true doctorate.
He said that an ideal man must be a good man by virtue of his actions in society (and) may belong to any religion so long as he follows the tenets of his religion. Zakir hussain alam is it true even for azim premji of wipro, amin of alembic, khorakiwala of walkhardt & many more. Today cipla is one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in india,its products are of high quality yet affordable priced. Hamied and hussain later left for germany to pursue graduate studies. Some people achieve greatness by their actions, not by birth.
I wish everybody understands this if they are truly the followers of saints & gods and work for humanity instead taking sides for good & bads. When mahatma gandhis non-cooperation movement called for a boycott of government-run educational institutions, hamied organised a strike at his school, muir central college. And lets hope that your boys similarly keep to their beautiful strategic depth policies. Thanks ! An inspiring story of progressive, and fine gentleman and his equally liberal and resourceful forefathers. The golden saying must be remembered by one and all an ideal man must be a good man by virtue of his actions in the society. He regularly visited germany, where he had many friends, as well as business dealings. For sure their balance sheet is better than rest. Hamied, the chairman of one of indias largest pharmaceutical firms, cipla, is the son of an aristocratic muslim scientist from india and a jewish communist from what is now lithuania. First off, very informative article, thanks for publishing it dawn. Dear reader, online ads enable us to deliver the journalism you value.(Deepak Patel , 31-Mar-2016 , Business Standard) ..... Onbrez case: Delhi High Court reserves decision on Novartis-Cipla patent dispute ...... Drugmaker Mylan N.V said it settled a patent litigation with Pfizer Inc related to Viagra, paving the way for the ..... UT court stays sale, transfer of copyrights of 'Dolly ki Doli' movie