A.M.A. AZEEZ – A PROFILE

 

This book was the first publication by the Dr. A.M.A. Azeez Foundation in 2007, to portray a Profile of Dr. Azeez from different perspectives for a start.
 
Childhood Memories are written by his daughter Mrs. Marina Ismail, which give an insight to his early life in Jaffna.
 
The efficient handling by Dr. Azeez in a short span of time of the accelerated food production programme of the Government in the Kalmunai District, to overcome food shortages and starvation during the war years was a great achievement, if not his greatest achievement. This needs to be recorded vis-à-vis the current ‘Eastern Resurgence’ project and a comprehensive study is made by Mr. S.H.M. Jameel. His article also gives details of Dr. Azeez’s close friendship with Swami Vipulananda and the Poet Abdul Cader Lebbe.
 
The tribute to Dr. Azeez in the form of a poem in Tamil by the well known Poet from Kattankudy, Marhoom Abdul Cader Lebbe, is reproduced in this publication.
 
Another grateful student Prof. K. Sivathamby remembers Dr. Azeez in his article, portraying his contribution to the community in every sphere.
 
A great honour was bestowed on Dr. Azeez by the Institute of Objective Studies in India by including him in their publication in 2005, “100 Great Muslim Leaders of the 20th Century”.The article is reproduced in this publication.
 
The publication contains 59 pages including 34 photographs.
 
(The book is available for sale at the Azeez Foundation office)
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