CHITRAL, April 4: The Ispru Youth Forum Chitral has announced the winners of its 2011-12 ‘Youth of Chitral- hope for the future’ essay competition.
The topics of the essay competition were: “If winter comes can spring be far behind”, “umeede seher ke baat suno”, “Dosh phuk jam oshoi hanuno sar, pingachuye phuk khur”. Open to all students, this competition challenged students to respond to the premise in one of the three languages; Khowar, Urdu or English.
There were many, many qualified contenders and reviewing the essays was truly a pleasure. The winning essays were selected through a competitive process that included a jury of IYFC members from diverse educational backgrounds. Essays were received from more than 40 individuals from all over Chitral district. The grand prize will be awarded to Karima Shehzad, a bright student of AKHSS Kuragh from the Yarkhun Valley, for her submission exploring the role of youth of Chitral with specific practical applications.
The second position winner is Zakir Ahmed from Reshun, student of AKHSS Chitral. The IYFC would also like to congratulate our third position joint winners, Zahida Banu, from Darband College Chuinj and Sohail Karim Roshan from Karimababd, Lotkuh. The essays will be uploaded and the winners would be given certificates of appreciation in coming Youth Convention of the Forum.