Display Your Talent Competition held at Jammu University: Exclusive Pictures


Pictures by Aashish

On the fifth day of the “Display Your Talent” Inter-Collegiate/Departmental Poetry Recitation, Sketching and PhotographyCompetitions were organized by the Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu.

In Poetry Recitation Competition

A poem in Hindi “Ma Sumvedhna Ha, Bhawana Hai, Ahsaas Hai, Ma Jiwan ke Fuloon Main Khusbhu ka Vaas Hai”, recited by first prize winner Shiwangi Sharma from Govt. College for Women, Parade, Jammu was highly applauded and appreciated by the audience. Rakesh Kumar from Department of Urdu, University of Jammu, presented his self composed poem “Jis Main Iss Dil Pee Hazaroon Hi Sitam Gujreen Hain, Muskuratee Huyee Uss Dour Syee Hum Gujreen Hain” and bagged the Second prize. Another poem in Urdu “Sachhaai Per Jo Hai who Rehbari Taslim Kartaa Hoon, Jo Bhii Rehnuma Hai Uss Ki Tazeem Karta Hoon” presented byHaqnawaz from GGM Science College, Jammu, bagged the Third prize.


The Certificate of Merits were awarded to Swati Vijay from Department of English, University of Jammu and Munir Hussain from MAM College, Jammu.


Brig. Rajinder Singh Auditorium, echoed with the thunderous applause by the audience on every good piece of poetry and performance.


The young poets, in their presentations, vociferously raised the issues, related to the Women Empowerment, Female Foeticide, Dowry, Patriotism, Communal Harmony & Brotherhood, Terrorism etc.

The participants recited the poetry of the established poets as well as their self composed poems in Dogri, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gojari & English.


Prof. P.N. Trisal, Prof. Veena Gupta and Sh. Arsh Sehbai, were the judges for the Poetry Recitation Competition.


In Sketching Competition,

Beautiful location of the University of Jammu, were sketched very nicely by all the participants. Imran Kahn from Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Jammu and Shubham Dogra from Yogananda College of Engineering and Technology,  adjudged as First and Second respectively whereas the Third prize was shared between the Bhanu Pratap from Department of Political Science, University of Jammu and Hemant Magotra from Govt. SPMR College of Commerce, Jammu.


Bharti Sharma, Department of Mathematics and Sandeep Singh, The Business School, University of Jammu, were awarded with Certificates of Merit.


Sh. Manoj Chopra, Sh. Deeraj Nanda and Sh. Vijay Anand, were the adjudicators for the Sketching Competition.


In Photography Competition,

Rachita Dutta from Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Jammu, bagged the First Prize whereas Jasneet Kour from Department of English, University of Jammu and Abhishek Gupta from Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu, bagged the Second and Third prize, respectively.

The Certificate of Merits were awarded to Shayaan Bhat from Govt. MAM College, Jammu, Suhaib Salman from The Law School, University of Jammu and Kashish Bharti from Govt. SPMR College of Commerce, Jammu


The topics for the Photography Competition were “Life in the garden” & “Proper use of Light”.

Sh. Chandan Sunder, Dr. Sanjay Sharma and Sh. Arvind Gupta, were the judges the photography Competition.

Dr. Ashok Gupta, Teacher Incharge, for Photography Competition whereas Dr. Rajni Bala and Dr. Harish Chander was the Teacher Incharges for Poetry Recitation and Sketching Competitions, respectively and conducted the events effectively.


Prof. Pankaj Srivastava, Dean Students Welfare and Prof. Parmeshwai Sharma, Chairperson, Campus Cultural Committee, distributed the certificates amongst the participating students.


Among others, , Dr. Abdul Rashid Manhas, Assistant Dean (SW), Dr. Jaspal Singh, Ifra Kak, Cultural Officer, Sumeet Sharma, Drama Instructor, Teacher Incharges from various affiliated Colleges, Rahul Sharma, Secretary, Students Cultural Council, Tania Sohal, Bharti Devi and Aenny Mattoo, Joint Secretaries and other members of the Students Cultural Council, scholars and students, were present.

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