UAP English Language Club holds a Poetry Recitation Competition


A Poetry Recitation Competition was organized by the UAP English Language club on December 02 2019.  A total of 20 students from different departments of the university participated in the competition.

Three English poems – ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’ by Robert Frost, ‘Sonnet 18’ by William Shakespeare and ‘Still I Rise’ by Maya Angelou were selected for recitation. Abu Noman Mohammad Rezwan of CSE stood first. Alice Mary Purification from the Dept. of English and Akash Majumdar from the Dept. of Pharmacy secured the second and third positions respectively.

Students were judged on parameters like confidence, pronunciation and overall presentation. Ms. Arjumand Ara, Head, the Department of English, Dr. Mehnaz Tazeen Chowdhury, Associate Professor and Ms. Subrina Islam, Lecturer of the Department of English were the adjudicators.

At the end of the programme, Air Cdre (Retd) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury encouraged the students to participate in such events and distributed certificates among the contestants. Ms. Afroza Aziz Suchana, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Adviser, the English Language club coordinated and conducted the event. Among others, Md. Tarek Khan, Assistant Director, DSW and the faculty members of the English Department were present at the programme.