“Education is our basic right. However, there is still a low-literacy rate because of inequality in education in our society. Furthermore, the objective of education has become materialistic in nature”, said National Secretary of SIO, Br Masihuzzama Ansari while addressing students at an Award ceremony of Talent Search Test in Patna.
SIO Bihar had organized a statewide Islamic Knowledge Test, “Talent Search Test 2013”. The test was organized in various districts of Bihar including Patna, Araria, Katihar, Saharsa, Supaul, Sitamarhi, Motihari, Darbhanga, Nawada, Bhojpur etc. Approx. 1200 students had participated in the test among which Top 15 students were awarded.
The program started with Recitation of Quran followed by inaugural words by State President of SIO Bihar, Br. Mohammed Anwar in which he explained the purpose of the program.
DGP of Patna, Mr. Abhyanand was the Chief Guest, while Mr. Jayantkant, SP of Patna city, Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Dy. SP of Patna were also present.
Other guests included BBC Reporter, Mr. Manikant Thakur, Satya Narayan Madan, Social activist, Prof. Sohail Ahmad Khan, Former Chairman of Minority Commission, Shafi Mashhadi, Former Chairman of BPSC.
Following are the top 5 awardees.
Rank Name Place Award
1st ZakiaMasroor Akbarpur (Nawada) 7000/-
2nd KauserParween Saharsa 6000/-
3rd RimjhimKumari Birpur (Supaul) 5000/-
4th Etish Kumar Birpur (Supaul) 3000/-
5th Saddam Hussain Patna 2000/-