13-OCT-2018: AMU announces the result of All India Essay Writing Competition
ALIGARH, October 13: The Aligarh Muslim University has announced the result of the 'All India Essay Writing Competition-2018' organized to mark the 201st birth anniversary of its founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. The Topic of the essay was ''Importance of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan's thought on Tolerance and Peaceful Coexistence in Today?s World''.
With a cash prize of Rs 25,000, Ms Jagriti Sanghi, a BALLB student at the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, Kerala bagged the first prize while Mr Mohd Umair Khan, student of MA Economics at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh won the second place with a cash prize of Rs 15,000. Ms Kiran Francis, student of M Phil (Applied Geology), University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu has emerged third with a prize of Rs 10,000.
Fourteen other participants representing different states have been given State Topper prizes with prize money Rs 5,000 each. The winners under this category include Ankita Goel, Magadh Mahila College, Patna, Bihar; Dhruvi Mukeshbhai Navadiya, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Vadodra, Gujarat; Uday Talwar, Chitkara University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh; Ahad Ali, M M Engineering College, Haryana; Aabid Ahmad Sheikh, MERC Media Education Centre, University of Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir; Mohammed Sahal, Madeenathunnoor College, Kerala; Fathima Zohra, Tumkur University, Karnataka; Anupriya Aggarwal, IIT, Mumbai, Maharashtra; Utkarsh Agrawal, University of Delhi, New Delhi; Pratap Jena, Regional Institute of Education, Odisha; Shweta Miglani, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab; Thiruvazhimarban S, Ramanujam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, Chennai, Tamil Nadu; Wajahat Monaf Jilani, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP and Maga Doni, IIT Kharagpur, West Bengal.
Top three winners will be felicitates by the chief guest on October 17 at the Sir Syed Day Commemorative Meeting, while a cheque for the prize money along with certificates will be sent to all state toppers at their respective addresses.
Ninety-one essays were received in the All India essay writing competition from the students of various universities and colleges from across the country.
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