Azaan competition held in Bhopal

Bhopal:  A `Azaan` (a call for Namaz) prayer competition was organised here at the historic Iqbal Maidan, known for hosting Mushairas, Qawwali and political programmes.

A total of 20 participants out of 154 were chosen for the final competition last night and out of them six were adjudged as winners in the age groups of below and above 15 years of age.

In Under-15, Mohd Osama, Mohd Aftab and Abdul Rahman were adjudged as the first, second and third winner and Shifaul Haque, Abdul Aleem and Syed Haider in the above-15 category won the three positions respectively in the second Azaan competition organised by Arif Masood Fans Club here.

The winners were given a prize of Rs 7000, 4000 and 3000 respectively. Rs 1000 was given to each to all 14 participants of both the age groups by the newly elected Shahar Qazi Bhopal, Maulana Syed Mushtaque Ali Nadvi sahab in the presence of Shahar Mufti Maulana Abul Kalam Qasmi and Naib Shahar Qazi Syed Babar Hussain.