Department of Political Science, JMI in collaboration with The Origin, an NGO working for the underprivileged section of society, observed Human Rights Day on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 with a lecture, and with an essay writing and poster making competition held at the Department of Political Science.
The theme of the Human Rights Programme was “Promotion and Protection of Human Rights: Contemporary Issues and Challenges.”
The chief guest and keynote speaker for the occasion was Lenin Raghuvanshi, a notable Human Rights Activist. Raghuvanshi spoke on the rights of dalits and minorities in India.
Followed by his talk, prizes for essay writing and poster making competition were distributed by the the chief guest, Lenin Raghuvanshi; the Head of Department of Political Science, Prof. Badrul Alam; and the president of The Origin, Mr. Sharique Nadeem.
More than 250 students from different universities participated in both the Essay and Poster Making Competition.
The winners of the competition are as follows:
Winner of Essay writing competition:
I. First prize (co-authors):
i) Kanishka Kamble, M.A. Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
ii) Pranav Kamble, B.Tech Civil Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, Punjab
Topic: “Recent Issues on Human Rights”
II. Second prize:
i.) Sonali Huria, Ph.D candidate, Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
Topic: “Food Security and Human Rights: Changing Conceptions and Challenges”
III. Third prize:
i.) Neelofar Ahmad, B.Tech, Department of Computer Science, Jamia Hamdard, Delhi
Topic: “Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.”
Poster Making Competition:
- First prize: Nadeem Ahmad, Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia
- Second prize: Vivek Pal, Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia
- Third prize: Reshma, Faculty of Fine Arts, Jamia Millia Islamia
- First prize: Juweria Islam, XI Arts ‘B’, Jamia Senior Secondary School, JMI
- Second prize: Md. Jahul, XI Arts ‘B’, Jamia Senior Secondary School, JMI
- Third prize: Anubha, XI Arts ‘B’, Jamia Senior Secondary School, JMI