Friday, December 7, 2007

All India Inter-School Urdu Debate Competition 2007

Dear all,

Doha: Dec 7, 2007: Safa Fatimah Siddiqui, a Class X students of Ideal Indian School, Doha, Qatar, has done her alma mater proud by winning second place in the All India Inter-school Urdu Debate competition organised jointly by Doha based Indo-Qatar Urdu Markaz and Hamdard Educational Society (Hamdard University) New Delhi.

The debate, which was held in Hamdard Convention Centre, New Delhi on 1st and 2nd December, found a large number of students from India and abroad taking part. The Ideal Indian School team led by Mr. Asif Ali Khan, a senior Urdu teacher also included Saad Mohd. Ismail, a student of Class X. Saad was awarded a consolation prize. Safa spoke against the motion: Indian Muslims Are Themselves Responsible for Their Backwardness, Not the Government.

She won a cash award of ten thousand rupees besides a trophy. Justice Rajender Kumar Sachhar, renowned for his impartial report to the Government of India on the backwardness of Indian Muslims, honoured them with trophies in a glittering ceremony organised in New Delhi.

Rashedul Hasan Stalin


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