15-DEC-2019: AMU concludes 'Chrysanthemums, Coleus and Rose Show'
Aligarh, December 15: The Vice Chancellor Lodge bagged Mrs Saleha Farooqui Running Cup for the 'Queen of the Show', while Al-Barkaat Public School lifted the Vice Chancellor Running Cup for the 'King of the Show' at the 'Chrysanthemums, Coleus and Rose Show' organised by the Department of Land and Gardens, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), which concluded on Sunday.
Vice Chancellor Lodge also won the Ansuman Bansal Running Cup for the Best Single Variety of Chrysanthemum and Safdar Abbas (ASIM) Memorial Running Cup for the Best Exhibit in Class ?G. Gulestan-e-Syed lifted the Prof B A Running Cup for the Best Rose, Mr B H Hashmi Running Cup for the Best Double Chrysanthemum and Prof Suhail Ahmad Running Cup for the Highest Points in the Chrysanthemum and Rose Show. The Registrar Lodge was given the Mr Tahir Hussain (Mamma) Running Cup for Best Coleus.
Distributing prizes to the winners, the Chief-Guest, AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof Akhtar Haseeb said that there is a big contribution of gardeners behind the artistic floral and gardening presentations in the two-day show-cum-competition.
He distributed the prizes with the Prof Wazahat Husain, Prof Masarrat Haseeb, Prof Asfar Ali Khan (Director, Directorate of School Education), Prof Aftab Alam (Member of the Executive Council), Prof S M Jawed Akhtar (Finance Officer), Prof Nafisur Rehman (Deputy DSW), Prof Tabreiz Ahmad Khan (Deputy DSW), Prof Parvez Talib (Chairman, Department of Business Administration), Dr Anwar Shahzad (Assistant Director, Directorate of School Education) and Mr Salman Khalil (Provost, Aftab Hall).
"A total of 42 first prizes, 49 second prizes and 82 consolation prizes were awarded to local institutions, schools, colleges, clubs, societies and individuals," informed Prof Zaki Anwar Siddiqui (Member-in-Charge, Department of Land and Gardens).
Dr Tariq Aftab (Associate Member-in-Charge and Convener) extended the vote of thanks.
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Related PicturesAMU Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Akhtar Haseeb and Prof Wazahat Husain with faculty members and guests