16-DEC-2018: AMU Pro-Vice Chancellor distributes prizes to winners of Flower Show
ALIGARH, December 16: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor M H Beg distributed prizes to the winners of "Chrysanthemum, Coleus and Rose Show-2018" at Gulistan-e-Syed.
Addressing on the occasion, Prof Beg said that plants and trees are essential for human life as they not only provide us with the life giving oxygen but also help in safeguarding our environment from different types of pollutants. He urged the people to grow plants around them as much as they could.
Vice Chancellor Lodge won the Mrs Saleha Farouqui Running Cup for the Queen of the Show while Al-Barkaat Public School received the Vice Chancellor Running Cup for the King of the Show, Gulistan-e-Syed won Prof B A Khan Running Cup for the Best Rose and Pro-Vice Chancellor Lodge won Mr B H Hashmi Running Cup for Best Double Chrysanthemum.
Registrar Lodge bagged Mr Tahir Hussain (Mamma) Running Cup for the Best Coleus while Vice Chancellor Lodge got 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 went to Botanical Garden. Prof Suhail Ahmad Running Cup for the highest points in the Chrysanthemum and Rose Show was given to the Vice Chancellor Lodge.
A total of 45 first prizes, 57 second prizes and 69 consolation prizes were given to the participants under various categories.
Prof Irshad Mahmood (MIC, Lands and Gardens) said that this year?s Flower Show witnessed a high number of participation as it received as many as 871 entries. Prof S M Jawaid Akhtar (Finance Officer), Prof Asfar Ali Khan (OSD to the Vice Chancellor), Dr M Rihan (MIC, Electricity Department), Dr Ali Jafar Abdi, University Health Officer, Prof Arif Inam and Prof Pervez Q Rizvi also were present.
Dr Athar Ali Khan (Associate MIC and Convener, Flower Show) proposed the vote of thanks.
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