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,
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
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.