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Sir Syed Birth Anniversary: AMU declares result of Essay Competition-2010

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 08:25:31 PM, Special Correspondent

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Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) October 12 declared the results of the All India Essay Competition on the vision of its legendary founder and an outstanding social reformer, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. The competition was held to mark his 193rd birth anniversary.


As per the results announced by the University officials, the first prize of the competition went to Mehmood Alam Siddiqui, Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi whereas the second prize went to Ms. Asma Shahid, a post graduate student of Rampur Raza Degree College, Rampur.


Ms. Farheen M. Junedi of SECAB P.U. College for Women, Bijapur (Karnataka) got third prize.

In addition to the above, prizes for the best essays from each state have also been announced.


The winners are – Abishek Kumar, Chanakya National Law University, Patna (Bihar), Bhupendra Singh Bedi, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Ms. Salmoli Choudhuri, National Law University, Delhi, Amit Ladha and Sunil Chaudhary, Gujarat National Law University, Dandhinagar (Gujarat), Tarique Ashraf Siddiqui, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana), Mushtaqul Haq Ahmad Sikander, Kashmir University, Srinagar (J & K), Nirpen Kumar Nayan, National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi (Jharkhand), Mohammed Hamdan Moallim, Anjuman Arts, Science and Commerce College, Bhatkal (Karnataka), Mohammed Swalih, Madeenathunnoor College of Islamic Science, Calicut, Kerala, Md. Umar Hashmi, IIT, Mumbai (Maharashtra), Bharat Tiwari (Punjab), Balan R., Mahomed Sathak Engineering College, Kilakri (Tamil Nadu), Khalid Jamal Ansari, IIT, Kharagpur (West Bengal), Mukhtar Husain, Sai Institute of Paramedical and Allied Sciences, Garhwal (Uttarakhand), Ms. Shahla S. Shaheen, Naiyer Azam, Fahad Mahmood, Parvez Alam, Sunil Choudhary and Mohd. Jalaluddin shared the prize of state topper from Uttar Pradesh.

The All India Essay Writing Competition was conceived by the Vice Chancellor Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis in 2007 after taking over as AMU’s Vice Chancellor to promote Sir Syed’s vision and mission in length and breadth of the country.


The competition organized since then, carried cash prizes of Rupees Twenty Five Thousand for first, Rupees Fifteen Thousand for second and Rupees Ten Thousand for third position.


Besides these, a cash prize of Rupees Five Thousand is given to individual participants each from different states as state toppers.

The prizes and mementos will be given away to the winners at the Sir Syed Day Commemoration function to be held on October 17, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Kennedy Auditorium, AMU, Aligarh.









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