Sons of Murray College

Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal

(Session: (1893 to 1895.)

Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal, was a South Asian Muslim writer, philosopher, and politician. He teacher and mentor, Maulvi Mir Hassan served the school and the college for a record period of sixty long years. In 1890, the total number of students on the college rolls did not go beyond 17.

When the college moved to its present premises in 1909, the total numbers of students was 41 only. With the shifting of the college to its present site, its name was changed to Murray College. It was necessitated by a legacy left by Captain Jhon Murray for the college.

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

(Session: 1927 to 1929)

In addition to being a revolutionary, Faiz Ahmad Faiz is also one of the most well-known Urdu writers. He is also a proud son of Murray College. Faiz got the Lenin Peace Prize and was a nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
In 1990, the Pakistani government presented him with the Nishan-e-Imtiaz, the country’s highest civil honour.

Kuldip Nayar

(13 February 1911 – 20 November 1984)

Kuldip Nayar was one of the most talented Murraites. He was a human rights and peace activist. He joined the Indian delegation to the United Nations in 1996. He was proposed as a Rajya Sabha candidate in the Indian Parliament in August 1997.

Kuldip Nayar Journalism Award has been established in his honour. The award is given to recognise those working in local media or who have made remarkable contributions to journalism. On March 19, 2017, the first journalist to receive this honour was NDTV’s Ravish Kumar.

Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Suddle

Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Suddle holds Masters Degrees in Physics and Criminology, PhD in white collar crime. He specializes in Justice Studies, Justice Sector Reforms, Counter Terrorism, Police Administration, Police Training, White Collar Crime.

Dr. Suddle is regarded as a leading Police and Justice Sector Reform specialist in South Asia. He is a visiting Criminal Justice Expert in United Nations Asia and Far East Institute on Crime Prevention and Treatment of Offenders, Tokyo, Advisor Turkish National Police, and a resource person with several National and International Organizations including United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna. He is also International Director of Asia Crime Prevention Foundation, Tokyo.

In recognition of his exceptional contribution, he was decorated with top gallantry award of Hilal-e-Shujaat in 1996 and top civil award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2008


(Session: 1980 to 1982)

Brig (r) Dr Atique Ur Rehman Memorizing his days at Murray College, Dr Atique Ur Rehman says, he is proud to be alumni of this superior alma matter. He passed his intermediate in 1982 and joined Pakistan Army. He retired as Brigadier . He served in ISPR for 24 years. He did his PhD in International Relations from QAU, Islamabad. He was also appointed Director Media CPEC authority after retirement. He regularly speaks and write on digital platforms on strategic communication and global issues

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