SRINAGAR: Ishaq Ahmad Magry, a visually impaired scholar hailing from Jammu and Kashmir recently accomplished his Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) from the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, reported Awaz The Voice
Hailing from Handwara in the picturesque region of Jammu and Kashmir, Magry’s journey towards academic excellence has been filled with numerous challenges, owing to his visual impairment. However, his determination and unwavering spirit to overcome all obstacles eventually led him to achieve this remarkable feat.
Magry’s pursuit of higher education began after completing his undergraduate degree in History from the Hindu College in Delhi in 2008. Despite the difficulties he faced, he refused to let his disability deter him from his academic goals. His hard work and passion for history led him to enroll in the National Institute of Visually Handicapped in Dehradun, where he began his journey towards attaining academic excellence.
After completing his coursework, Magry continued his education at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of India’s premier academic institutions. Here, he specialized in the study of Mughal Administration and Polity in Kashmir from 1605 to 1658, under the guidance of his mentor, Professor Heeraman Tiwari. Magry’s rigorous research, dedication, and commitment to his work culminated in a doctoral thesis that showcases his expertise and knowledge in the field.