Aligarh, Sept. 3 -- Another golden chapter has been added to the history of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with Arif Mohammad Khan's appointment as the governor of Kerala. Vice-chancellor Tariq Mansoor has congratulated Khan who is an alumnus of the university.

"Arif Mohammad Khan was elected honorary secretary of the Aligarh Muslim University Students' Union (AMUSU) in 1971-72. A good orator and student leader, he rose to become the president of AMUSU because of his popularity," recalled Rahat Abrar, director of Urdu Academy (AMU) who too was a student of this varsity in the 1970s and a junior of Arif Mohd Khan.

"There was an AMU Amendment Act in 1972. Finding its provisions against the minority character of the university, Arif Moh...