Twelve students of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Dhaka University have received Dr Sitara Parvin award for their brilliant results in their honours examination.
Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice-chancellor of Dhaka University, was the chief guest at the awards giving ceremony held at RC Majumder auditorium on Monday morning.
Media personality Aly Zaker gave the monumental speech at the programme with Mafizur Rahman, chairperson of the department, in the chair.
The award recipients are Jenina Islam Abir, Rumman Shikdar, Najma Akter, Nishat Parvez Nishi, Chotton Debnath, Mowshumi Khatun, Shahibur Rahman, Towfiq Ajij, Farzana Sultana, Farhana Jesmin, Mushfiqa Islam and Shorifa Umme Shirina.
Dr Sitara Parvin was a teacher of the journalism department and the daughter of ex-president Shahabuddin Ahmed. She died in a road accident in the USA on June 23, 2005.