KL News Network
Four students hailing from various villages of the northern district of Kashmir, Bandipora were declared toppers in different streams by Moulana Azad Urdu National University Hyderabad.
The foursome has been awarded gold medals, reports said.
The students were honoured by Vice Chancellor Zaffer Sareshwala during the 16th convocation held at the university campus on Monday.
Among the four students three were awarded gold medals for topping Post Graduate Exams in Mass Communication stream for three consecutive years while one got medal for topping Education stream.
Zahoor Ahmad Sofi from Qazipora village of Bandipora topped 2015 Mass communication exams, Fauzia Afaq from Ajar toped 2013 exams and Ulfat Ara from Kunan, who is copy editor in ETV Urdu toped 2014 batch respectively while Barkat Hussain Para from Inderkoot village of Sumbal topped post graduate exams of 2014.
Ulfat and Fozia have received their Bachelors degrees from Degree College Baramulla while Zahoor is Bandipora college pass out and Barkat from Sumbal College.
On the occasion Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and founder of Rekhta Foundation Rajiv Saraf also received honorary doctorates for their extraordinary contribution in the promotion of Urdu language and culture.