Aligarh Muslim University Bans Slippers And Shorts Outside Men's Hostel Room, Kurta-Pyjama & Black Sherwani Made Compulsory in New Dressing Advisory
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Aligarh, September 12: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has asked residents of its men's hostel at the Sir Shah Sulaiman Hall to not step outside their hostel room in slippers and shorts, and wear Kurta-Pajama or black sherwani during important occasions and university functions.

It stated that freshers indulge in activities which are  "anathema" to the residential life of the university, the advisory has been issued under the "basic traditions" of AMU. Free Heart Surgeries for Children at AMU Medical College

Some of the other traditions listed by the advisory includes- Some of the traditions mentioned in the advisory are- Calling dining hall attendants as "miyaa" or "bhai", addressing fellow hostel mates as "partner", Knocking on the door and waiting for an answer before entering anyone's room, sharing food brought from home with fellow residents.

"While any ignorance in this regard is very painful for the seniors as well as for the hall administration, it is also undesirable for the freshers as they lose out on a chance to imbibe some good habits," hostel Provost Sadaf Zaidi as quoted in the advisory. Sir Shah Sulaiman Hall is one of the oldest halls of residence of Aligarh Muslim University.

(With inputs from PTI)