Pukhtoon Students Federation

Pukhtoon Students Federation
A student organization that is leftist, secular, liberal, progressive and nationalist in nature. It is the student wing of Awami National Party. It was formed in 1968. It is present in numerous educational institutions of Pakistan. Bashir Sherpao from Charsadda, Peshawar is the President of PSF.

University Of Malakand

University Of Malakand
A public university located in Chakdara, Dir Valley of Kyber Pukhtoonkhwa i-e- Malakand Division. It was founded in 2001 by the then President Pervez Musharraf. It provides regular & private Bachelors degrees (BA/BSc/BBA/BIT/BCom/BCS), regular Honours degrees (BA Hons/BS Hons/BBA Hons/BBT Hons/PharmD/BCS Hons/BIT Hons), Master degrees (MA/MSc/MCS/MBA/BEd/LLB/MCom/MIT) & post-graduate degrees such as MPhil, MS & PhD in various disciplines & MEd. It has 14 departments. Dr Rasool Jan from Kabal, Swat is it's Vice-Chancellor & Governer NWFP Owais Ghani is it's Chancellor. Zeeshan Khan Sawabiwal is the President of Pukhtoon Students Federation there. It has 3 hostels i-e- Girls Hostel, Asif Aziz Hostel & Khalid Osman Hostel.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Pukhtoon Students Federation University Of Malakand (PSF UOM)

PSF UOM
Pukhtoon Pohano Ghund (Malakand Pohantun)
Founder Khalid Osman Zalmay
President Naeem Major
Website: psfuom.blogspot.com
Headquarters: F 8, Asif Aziz Hostel, University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir Payan, Pakhtunkhwa (Loye Pashtunistan)

University of Malakand is a public university of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa established through a charter issued by the Governor on August 30, 2001; is recognized by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. It was founded in 2001 by the then President Pervez Musharraf.

It provides regular & private Bachelors degrees (BA/BSc/BBA/BIT/BCom/BCS), regular Honours degrees (BA Hons/BS Hons/BBA Hons/BBT Hons/PharmD/BCS Hons/BIT Hons), Master degrees (MA/MSc/MCS/MBA/BEd/LLB/MCom/MIT) & post-graduate degrees such as MPhil, MS & PhD in various disciplines & MEd. It has 14 departments. Dr Rasool Jan from Kabal, Swat is it's Vice-Chancellor & Governer NWFP Masud Khosar is it's Chancellor.

Naeem Major is the President of Pukhtoon Students Federation there. It has 3 hostels i-e- Rabia Khan Hostel, Asif Aziz Hostel & Khalid Osman Hostel.

Pukhtoon Students Federation (PSF) is the legacy of Khan Abdul Ghaffar "Bacha" Khan (1890 - 20 Jan 1988) خان عبد الغفار خان a Pashtun political and spiritual leader known for his non-violent opposition to British Rule in India and his Khudai Khidmatgar movement. His grandson Asfandyar Wali Khan in 1968 as a student activist, during the national uprising against the dictatorship of Ayub Khan, launched & organized PSF & became its Central Executive Committee member. Founder President of PSF was Nisar Shinwari. PSF opposed the military dictatorship of Field Marshall Ayub Khan & General Yahia Khan who replaced Ayub Khan through a coup-de-tat in 1969 and banned PSF along with all political activities. PSF has central cabinet, Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, Sindh, Punjab, Islamabad & Spain cabinets. It has volunteers around the world and a unit in most educational institutes of Pakistan, especially KP, Karachi & Southern Pashtunkhwa.

In Malakand University the students faced many problems as Khalid Osman "Zalmay" of BS Mathematics from Sawabi took the initiative as pioneer President to start PSF in Malakand University in the winter of 2005 and it's inauguration ceremony was attended by Hyder Khan Hoti, Afsrasiab Khattak & other ANP leaders. Shoaib Dada of ANP Malakand played a vital role in its foundation. A student organization that is leftist, secular, liberal, progressive and nationalist in nature. It is the student wing of Awami National Party. It was formed in 1968. It is present in numerous educational institutions of Pakistan. Bashir Sherpao from Charsadda, Peshawar is the President of PSF. Majid Khan is Provincial President where as Hyder Khan is Divisional President. Yasir Yusufzai is Azad PSF President, a break away group.

Khalid Osman Zalmay, Naeem Mama, Kamran Khan, Daud Khan, Ilyas Khattak, Zakir Nangyalay, Zeeshan Swabiwal & Adnan Bacha have served as Presidents where as Waseem Mama, Rahmat Ali, Haji Gulzar, Shakir Afghan, Shah Wali Ullah Khan, Salman Shamozai & Naasir Sami Pakhtunyar have served as its General Secretaries. However, in Masters it was Basit Khan Safi Baba who founded PSF in 2009. Rabia Khan from Mardan was the founder of Girls Wing.

Apart from ideological struggle, PSF serves the students in hostel as well as at campus. PSF UOM has a Nangyal Welfare & Sports Society. It arranges annual PSF convention, Nangyal Welfare & Sports Festival, Baacha Khan Death Anniversary, Tour, Music Night, Cultural Show, Welcome Party, Farewell Party, Aftar Party, Eid Milan Party, Admission Camps, Blood Camps, Basit Safi (Masters Welcome & Farewell) Cricket Series, Mehfil e Milad, Online Blog & other activities.

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  1. I would love to go to that place and stay at the nicest accommodation in town.

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