Hyderabad (Rahnuma): As part of weeklong Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, elocution competitions were held amongst the ‘visually impaired’ at Government Boys High School for the Blind (GBHSB), a residential school in the city Started in early 1939 by the Nizams, located in Darulshifa, near the Salar Jung Museum in the Old City of Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Non-Muslim Hindu students bagged the top three prizes and drew accolades for being acquainted with a subject that is out of their curriculum. In these competitions, Ashok (10th class), Babu (8th class) and Bharath (6th class) won first, second and third prizes respectively, while Subhan (9th class) and Ibrahim (5th class) stood at 4th and 5th positions respectively.
The fluency with which the students elaborated the life history of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) was mesmerizing.
The program was organized by the women’s wing of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. Prizes were distributed by school teachers Afroz Anjum and Rupali. Later, the organizers also distributed snacks amongst the students, bringing smiles on the faces of the specially-abled. The school teachers lauded the efforts of the JIH, which encouraged the students to speak up on a different subject, apart from the curriculum.