KU organizes Qirat competition
VARSITY MULLS CENTRE FOR QURANIC STUDIES
Srinagar, Aug 12 : The Department of Arabic, University of Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Students Welfare organized an inter-university departmental and inter-college Qirat competition in the Varsity here today.
Vice-chancellor, Prof Talat Ahmad presided over the inaugural event which witnessed participation from large number of students, faculty and members from civil society.
Announcing that Kashmir university will see the possibility of opening up a Quranic studies centre in the main campus, Prof Talat asked the Department of Arabic and Shah Hamdaan Institute of Islamic studies to put a proposal for the endeavour.
Prof Talat lauded the efforts of the departments of Arabic and DSW for holding such competitions, which he said gives an opportunity to students to exhibit their talent.
Earlier, Head Department of Arabic and organizing secretary, Prof Shad Hussain in his welcome address, spoke about the importance of such events in the life of students and said that these events help students in proper recitation of Holy Quran.
Dean Students Welfare, Prof Nilofar Khan praised the participating students and said more such programmes will be organized in future.
In his key note address, Prof G R Malik said, ďHoly Quran is the book for moral and spiritual guidance for all aspects of life.Ē
In the concluding event, Prof Talat Ahmad presented awards to first three position holders. In Qiraat competition, Shahnawaz Shah and Muhammad Amin Dar from PG Department of Persian and Arabic bagged first and second position respectively whereas Dawood Ahmad and Abdul Manan Khan from Department of Kashmiri and S H I Islamic studies shared third prize.
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