Solapur Municipal By-Polls Congress manages to retain seat Current Affairs 

Solapur Municipal By-Polls: Congress manages to retain seat

Solapur: Indian National Congress candidate Haji Toufiq Hatture has managed to retain the Block No. 14 seat by a margin of 1700 votes in Municipal by poll which was scheduled on Friday, 6 April. AIMIM candidate Peer Ahmed Shaikh stood second by grabbing 3250 votes. The result was declared on Saturday morning at around 11.30 am. The seat was lying vacant since January 2018 due to sad demise of sitting councillor Rafique Hatture. Haji Toufiq is youngest brother of veteran Congress leader late Rafiq Hatture who had registered five consecutive…

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Maulana Shahabuddin - Maharashtra's first Muslim owned Blood Bank founder passes away Featured Life 

Maulana Shahabuddin – Maharashtra’s first Muslim owned Blood Bank founder passes away

Pune: Maulana Syed Shahabuddin Salfi Firdausi – a very popular and eminent name of Maharashtra’s Social and religious circle passed away on Monday at 1 am due to massive heart attack at his Pune residence. He was 63. He was well-known religious healer, his contribution towards the social and medicine field was equally well. He was the founder and chairman of Athar Blood Bank, Solapur and played very important role in reconstruction of Makkah Masjid – one of central and oldest mosque of Solapur. Maulana Firdausi was always keen on…

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21st National Urdu Book Fair inaugurated in Solapur - a treasure-house of Urdu books Culture 

21st National Urdu Book Fair inaugurated in Solapur – a treasure-house of Urdu books

I remember Choudhari Charan Singh once said that, Urdu is language of Turks and Mughals although their language was either Persian, Turkic or even Arabic. Can we deny the fact that the major slogans during the freedom struggle to kick out the British were penned in Urdu? Can we also deny the fact that the immortal narration of our country emanates from Allama Iqbal’s “Sare Jahan Se Achha Hindustan Hamara”? To name a few, two distinguished icons of Urdu literature, devote Hindus, Firaq Gorakhpuri and Krishna Bihari Noor. Can we…

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Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day Current Affairs 

Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day

Solapur: Solapur is still waiting for promised Urdu Ghar for more than 3 years. The Government of Maharashtra made an announcement in 2014 to build Urdu Ghar in six districts across state. Solapur being one of them have been sanctioned Rs 5 crores but the construction is yet to see the light of the day. Ex. Mayor and sitting corporator Adv. U N Beria, All India Urdu Literary Conference office bearers, two other corporators Riyaz Kharadi and Firdaus Patel along with several Urdu lovers staged a symbolic hunger strike yesterday…

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Group of youths steps forward and seek govt. attention in martyr Mohsin memorial issue Current Affairs 

Group of youths steps forward and seek govt. attention in martyr Mohsin memorial issue

By Imran Inamdar The Shahab News impact On 16th August theshahab.com has raised the issue of Martyr Mohsin Shaikh whose family was sidelined by the so called Patriots, Politicians and Social Workers on Independence Day. We tried to inform readers about the pain Mohsin’s family is going through by quoting his widow and father. The story of martyr hawaldar Mohsin Shaikh triggered tremendous response. After reading the story, one Solapur based group of youths (Members of Karwan Social Association) decided to react on this issue aggressively. Today the group including…

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Solapur gets rehabilitation center for Urdu medium school drop outs Current Affairs 

Solapur gets rehabilitation center for Urdu medium school drop outs

Solapur (Maharashtra): In an attempt to curb  drop out rate  of Urdu medium students, Solapur city based NGO khadiman Urdu Forum has started rehabilitation center for  boys and girls to continue their studies under National open schooling. Inaugural function of Shaheed Qurban Husain rehabilitation center was held on Sunday at Naeem Shaikh Cultural center. Mayor of the city Shobha Tai Banshetty was the chief guest and Dr. A. Qadir (Secretary Shahin Education society, Bidar) presided over the function. Ex-Mayor Arif Shaikh, city corporators Mrs. Waheda Bhandale, Riyaz Kharadi, Rafiq Hatture…

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Qurban Hussain kin hunger strike Current Affairs 

Hutatma Qurban Hussain kin on hunger strike for not receiving pension

Solapur: Freedom fighter Abdul Rasool Qurban Husain, one of four martyrs of Solapur who gave their life while fighting for India’s freedom against British rule. His kin are now battling fight for not receiving pension from Solapur Municipal Corporation. The heirs of Hutatma Qurban Hussain were getting Rs. 3,000/- as pension from Mayor’s fund since long. Maryambi Shaikh, niece of Qurban Hussain was getting the pension earlier though not consistently and the due amount now stands around Rs. 7,00,000/-. Two years ago, Solapur Municipal Corporation has decided to give the…

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