Sayeed Seminary – Wikipedia



Public highschool

Sayeed Seminary Top Faculty, Cuttack

ସୟିଦ୍ ସେମିନାରୀ ସ୍କୁଲ, କଟକ

Former identify Muslim Seminary
Kind Public Top Faculty
Based August 8, 1913; 108 years in the past (1913-08-08)
Founder Sayeed Mohammed
Workforce 10+
College 25+
Grades Elegance 4 – 10
Gender Boys and Ladies
Choice of scholars 800+
Language Odia
Campus measurement 8 Acres
Campus kind City
Association Board of Secondary Training, Odisha

Sayeed Seminary Faculty is a public faculty situated within the middle of Cuttack town. It used to be established in 1913 via Sayeed Mohammed, a outstanding odia freedom fighter, student and educationist. The college is credited to be the second one nationalist faculty of Odisha and is among the two establishments bearing the identify of Sayeed Mohammed, the opposite one being Sayeed Seminary Number one Faculty which is situated throughout the campus of the previous.

Historical past[edit]

A chain of occasions resulted in the status quo of the college, one being the discrimination that Indian scholars have been dealing with within the British administered faculties again within the past due nineteenth CE; the second one used to be, beneath the British executive, schooling wasn’t obtainable for the overall Indian lots, simplest the kids from higher elegance households may get an admission and the 3rd being the marginalization of the Muslim group, since Indian Muslims didn’t settle for English because the medium of instruction in instructional establishments, they became clear of formal faculties which alienated them from the newly evolving fashionable society and religated them to the background. Sayeed having studied in Calcutta, which used to be then the capital of British India and the middle degree of colonial politics, had evolved a excellent figuring out of those components.

The fast motive alternatively used to be when the British executive offered a brand new coverage which supplied separate reservations for Hindu and Muslim scholars in a planned try to divide each the communities. Sayeed who used to be then the assistant headmaster of Victoria highschool antagonistic those divisive and discriminatory insurance policies of the British executive and because he used to be additionally a member of Utkal Sammilani and had participated in lots of nationalist actions, the British perceived him as a danger and he used to be thus requested to renounce from his publish. Sayeed subsequently were given decided to begin a brand new faculty the place Indian scholars from all walks of lifestyles, communities and categories may get admission to schooling and nationalist sentiments may well be sowed into their younger minds. Alternative introduced itself in 1909 when Gopabandhu Das established the primary nationalist faculty of Odisha, Satyabadi Bana Bidyalaya at Puri. Impressed via this Sayeed got to work on organising the Muslim Seminary at Cuttack and after all on 1913 the college he based the college.

The college officially opened on Friday, the eighth of August, 1913 with 500 scholars on its roll in a rented development. It used to be in large part depending on donations. In the meantime, Sayeed controlled to influence a beneficiant service provider of Madras, C. Abdul Hakeem to donate the prevailing land. Even the Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan, made a per thirty days grant of Rs 50. A managing committee used to be shaped via Sayeed in 1913 and Maulavi Golam Mohammad, Mohammad Kasim Ahmad Quazi, Kameeruddin Khan, Alla Bira, Mahammad Sayeed Abdus Sakur, Babu Akshay Chandra Ray, Satyabrata Patnaik and Devendranath Ray have been appointed as its participants. The college strongly promoted the guidelines of nationalism amongst its scholars; Sayeed had made it necessary for the entire academics and scholars of the college to put on garments made from Khadi with the intention to strengthen the continued Swadeshi motion. He himself wore garments simplest made from Khadi to set an instance.

After Sayeed’s demise, Moulavi Golam Mohammad used to be appointed as its President and Akshay Chandra Ray, its Vice President. The efforts made via Sayeed Mohammed used to be said and preferred via the Secretary to Govt of Bihar and Orissa Province, Ministry of Training and such appreciation used to be notified and printed within the Reputable Gazette dated 1st December, 1932.

After the partition of 1947, its identify used to be modified from ‘Muslim Seminary’ to ‘Sayeed Seminary’ within the reminiscence of its past due founder, to throw a extra secular mild on the establishment. Sayeed Seminary used to be recognised as a Top Faculty from 1st June, 1945 as published within the Orissa Gazette No.30 dated 3.8.1945. The college got here into the direct cost machine from 1974 for coaching workforce and from 1977 for the non-teaching workforce.

Notable Alumni[edit]

Sayeed Seminary become a reputed highschool within the town, that introduced schooling to each Muslim and Hindu scholars in Urdu and Odia. The college has produced many outstanding alumni together with, Mohammad Mohsin, Sushil Kumar Sinha (scientist), Abdul Majid (sportsperson), Dr. B.M Faruque (geologist), S.M Gani (historian), S.M. Osatullah (I.A.S) and Mustafiz Ahmed (Minister).


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