Poster of an Urdu play “Dafeena”, written by poet Yusuf Safi, was released here on Thursday by professor of B.R. Ambedkar Open University Khasim Ali Khan.

The play will be staged in the Municipal Corporation Urdu Girls' High School on the night of January 15, Vidyanagar Education Trust publicity secretary Sattar Faizi said. Poet Sattar Sahir, Yusuf Safi, Mr. Faizi and Khoumi Education Society president Syed Hashmathullah were present at the programme.

Two degree students of Kadapa — Syed Arshiya and Shaik Jandala Shameem — and degree students of Rayachoti — Shaik Sabeena and S. Mahaboob Basha — were adjudged toppers in an essay writing competition conducted by Dabistan quarterly and Vidyanagar Education Trust conducted on January 5 and they would be given away prizes on January 15, Mr. Faizi said. Inter students Shaik Md. Younus Ali and Syed Siraj Ahmed (Kadapa) and P.M. Saleem Khan and K. Nawaz (Rayachoti), J. Nazira Begum and S. Shamma (Proddatur) and P. Ayesha Sultana and S. Haleema Begum (Rajampet) were adjudged winners and runners-up in junior college category.