Sheikh Abdullah was an Indian lawyer, educationalist and women social reformer.[1] He was a co-founder of Women's College, Aligarh[2] and Aligarh Muslim University and known as Papa Miya.[1] He was a recipient of the civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan in 1964.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Namesake". Greater Kashmir. 2015. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Women's College". Aligarh Muslim University. 2015. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015.