The Department of English of Ideal Indian School hosted the Ideal Literati-an Inter School Extempore and Literary Quiz Competition recently. School Principal Mr. Shaik Shamim Saheb inaugurated the competition. This competition brought together a myriad of literary enthusiasts from various Indian schools in Qatar.

The extempore competition showcased impressive impromptu speaking skills and quick thinking. Aadharsha Ilan Chezhiyan of DMIS secured the first position, Thejus Aravind of DPS secured the second position and Farha Naaz of Ideal Indian School secured the third position. The judges of the competition were Sushma Harish, the author and distinguished toastmaster and Vijylata Valluri, an experienced teacher in English and a charter member of the Aurora Toastmasters Club.

The Inter School Literary Quiz fostered literary knowledge and camaraderie among students. Mr Mansoor Moideen, a well-known quiz master led the quiz competition. DPS Modern School claimed first place in the quiz with team members Atmika Vishwanath and Rida Imtiyas Khan. Rajagiri Public School secured second place with team members Archana Soman and Shruti Rajeev, while Ideal Indian School took third place with Sri Hari Anil and Amaan Hanees as team members.

During the closing ceremony, Principal Shaikh Shamim Saheb congratulated the students, teachers, and participants from the Schools in Doha. He underscored the importance of literature in students’ lives, portraying it as a lifelong companion. He expressed gratitude to Mr. Anwar Sadath, Head of the Department of English, Ms. Bindu Babu, the Event Coordinator and their team for their outstanding success. The Principal also thanked all section heads for their supportive role in executing the innovative Ideal Literati program. The gathering was welcomed by Ms. Ronnie Elizabeth and the vote of thanks was proposed by Ms. Rehana Begum. Master Affan Azad and Miss Mayesha Fathima were the comperes of the competition.