Aligarh: Commandant 104 RAF received the University Running Cup for the Best Institutional Garden in the two days Annual Flower Show-2021, concluded recently at Gulistan-e-Syed. It was organised by the Department of Land and Gardens, Aligarh Muslim University.
Al-Hamd Agro Foods won the University Running Cup for the best exhibit of the show.
VC Lodge (Central Lawns) bagged the University Running Cup for the best garden of the university between 1500 Sq.m to 2000 Sq.m and also received Zafar Alam Running Cup for the Best Exhibit in Class D.
Department of Botany (Central Lawn) was given the HP Bhaiyaji Running Cup for the best garden of the university between 1000 Sq.m to 1500 Sq.m.
Department of the Zoology was declared as the winner of the University Running Cup for the Best University Garden between 250 Sq.m to 500 Sq.m.
PVC Lodge (Fountain Lawn) won the Smt. Rekha Krishna Memorial Running Cup for the Best Garden of the University below 250 Sq.m and also bagged M Habib Running Cup for the best exhibit in Class B.
Ahmad Moosa Saad Saeed Siddiqui was awarded Dr MK Gupta and Sudha Gupta Running Trophy for the Best Private Garden.
Gulistan-e-Syed won the Anand Chaturvedi Memorial Running Cup for the best exhibit in Class C and also bagged Begun Sarwat-un-Nisa for the Best Lawn Large size.
Registrar lodge bagged the Nafisul Hasan Running Cup for the Best Rose in Class C-4.
Botanical Garden won the Syed Viqar Ahmad Running Cup for the best exhibit in Class F1/ F6, while Mohd Humaid received the Prof. Suhail Ahmad Memorial Running Cup for different Cacti (Grown in pots).
In flowering Annuals in Pots, Cut Flower (Roses), Cut Flowers (Flowering Annuals), Ornamentals and On the Spot Flower arrangements categories, 55 First Prizes were given, 66 Second Prizes and 74 Consolation Prizes were also given.
Chief Guest on the occasion Gaurav Dayal (IAS) Commissioner Aligarh, Guest of Honour Prof. Zaheeruddin (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, AMU) along with his wife, Guest of Honour Prof. SM Jawed Akhtar (Finance Officer, AMU) and Special Guests Prof. Mujahid Beg (Dean Students’Welfare), Prof. M Wasim Ali ( Proctor), Prof. Aftab Alam (EC Member), Dr Mohd Shahid (Dy. Director, Sir Syed Academy), Prof. Mohd Ali Johar (Chairman Dept of Urdu), Prof. Irshad Mehmood (Advisor Land and Garden) Kamlesh Kumar (Commandant RAF), Nawab Javed Said Chattari, Prof. Wazahat Husain, Prof. Qamar Rizvi, Prof. Hashmat A Khan, Dr Ali Nawaz Zaidi and Prof. Mujeeb Ansari along with other officials gave away the trophies and distributed the prizes to the winners.
Prof. Zaki Anwar Siddiqui (MIC Land and Garden) gave the welcome address and conducted the program, while Dr Tariq Aftab Associate MIC and Convenor of the Flower Show coordinated the program.
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