Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University has announced the results of ‘All India Essay Writing Competition’ organized to mark the bicentenary celebrations of its founder, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. More than 80 participants had participated in the essay completion held on the topic, “Relevance of Sir Syed in the New Millennium”.
With a cash prize of Rs 25,000, Rajvardhan Tiwari, a BALLB student at the Chanakya national Law University, Patna bagged the first prize while Kaif Siddiqui of Aligarh Muslim University won the second place with a cash prize of Rs 15,000. Anusha Pillay, National Institute of Technology, Raipur, has emerged third with a prize of Rs 10,000.
Cash prizes worth Rs 5,000 have further been given to State toppers from colleges and universities all over the country. The winners under this category include Abdul Sabur Kidwai, Aligarh Muslim University; Riya Chouksey, Chanakya National Law University, Patna; Kshitij Singh, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal; Jajati Jena, Radhanath IASE, Cuttack, Bilwasiva Basu Mallick, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani; Muhammed Shafeeque, Markaz Garden Group of Institutions, Kerala; Kuldeep Kumar Pathak, Motilal Nehru College (Evening), New Delhi; Shaikh Sadab Alam Gulab, Dr Ambedkar College Of Law, Mumbai University; Shekhar Mishra, PV Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University, Hyderabad; Rishabh Singh Yadav, SRM University, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu; Hemant Kumar, IIT (ISM), Dhanbad; Mushiba, Central University of Kashmir; Sarthak Agarwal, National Institute of Food Technology, Sonepat; D. Uma Maheswara Rao, National Institute of Technology, Silchar; Sakul Garg, Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar; Muhammad Ameer, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru; Rajneesh Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh; Sandeep Kandpal, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh; Rishikesh Srivastava, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal and Shaikh Mohammad Anas, Brahmachari Wadi Trust, Institute of Business Administration, Ahmedabad.
Top three winners will be awarded prizes on 17th October at the Sir Syed Day Commemorative Meeting by the chief guest. A cheque for the prize money along with certificates will be sent to all state toppers at their respective addresses.