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Poonch student wins British High Commission essay competition

india Updated: Jan 24, 2014 18:07 IST
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Tanzeem Akhtar, an undergraduate student from the Poonch Government Degree College, has won an essay competition on multiculturalism organised by the department of students welfare and the British High Commission, New Delhi.

The topic of the competition, aimed at strengthening the relationship between the University of Jammu and the High Comission, was 'What role youth can play in making multiculturalism a success in society'.

The competition was held to give the winning student a chance to gain experience of the society in UK and acquaint him with various aspects of the multi-cultural Britain.

Jammu University vice-chancellor MPS Ishar, was the chief guest on the occasion, while Richard O'Hara, second secretary, political section of the British High Commission was the guest of honour.

Dean students welfare Pankaj Srivastava highlighted the role of such competitions, and thanked the British High Commission.

Asad Mirza, media advisor, British High Commission, gave the vote of thanks.