Dean of AMU law faculty passes away

PROFESSOR Shakeel Samdani, dean of the law faculty, at Aligarh Muslim University died this morning after battling COVID-19 for days. He was 60.

Two days ago, former dean of the Law Faculty, Prof Mohamed Shabbir Ahmad (70), died of COVID-like symptoms.

Paying condolences on his demise, AMU Vice Chancellor Prof Tariq Mansoor said Professor Samdaniwas a passionate and dedicated teacher and a fine human being apart from being a reputed academician.

“His contributions are immense and I like to send my heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to his bereaved family”, the AMU VC said.

The teaching staff at the AMU has lost 17 members during the past 18 days. All of them were either suffering from COVID-19 or displaying COVID-19 like symptoms