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MANUU invites entries for Video Memoirs competition on Urdu Journalism

Published on May 10 2022 | Updated on May 10 2022
MANUU invites entries for Video Memoirs competition on Urdu Journalism

The Department of Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ), Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is organizing video memoirs competition as part of Bicentenary Celebrations of Urdu Journalism. The memoirs, that provide opportunities to think, learn, capture and share their stories of historic moments, memories and experiences for future generations, will be based on both past and present state and the Facts related to Urdu Journalism.

The entries for the competition are open from May 15 to October 15, 2022. The participants can submit their entries through the Google Form link:

According to Prof. Ehtesham Ahmed Khan, Dean, School of MCJ, a prize of Rs. 10,000/- will be awarded for the winning entry on the occasion of Valedictory Function of Bicentenary Celebrations scheduled to be held in the month of November 2022. The Journalists of Urdu Media as well as Hindi/English/vernacular Media can also participate by recording a Video Memoir of 5 to 10 minutes duration highlighting their memories, experiences, unheard or unseen facts and stories of our unsung heroes about Urdu Journalism and people associated with Urdu Journalism. Academicians/historians/researchers/student and general public can also participate. The individuals who is yet to be acknowledged and has pleasant anecdotes related to the glorious past of Urdu Journalism may also share their own Video Memoir as per the desired guidelines, he said.

The best Video Memoirs will be shared on social media and will be screened on the occasion of valedictory session of the Bicentenary Celebrations preferably in the month of November, 2022, whereas all Video Memoirs will be stored on a dedicated Website of Bicentenary Celebrations of Urdu Journalism, going to be launched in the month of October, 2022, so, that the future generations may get benefited.

The Video Memoir in MP-4 (HD) format only can be send at e-mail For Query or Clarification Mr. Syed Husain Abbas Rizvi, Assistant Professor, Department of MCJ, MANUU can be reached on email or on number 7893620604.