Silchar: Silchar Medical College Students’ Union organised annual state level quiz competition “Quiz A Thon” for the fifth time in a row evinced keen interest among the students of the State. Apart from participants from the parent institution, students from different medical and technical colleges took part in the grand quiz competition to make it yet another memorable event, true to the high expectation of the organisers as a befitting tributes to their departed colleague Raishumai Boro. Quiz-A –Thon started after paying glowing floral homage to Raishumai Boro.
Among the participant teams who bagged first, second and third positions in order of performance and merit are the Quizzing Mercenaries represented by Sudarshan Goswami of NLUJAA and Raktim Ranjan Baishya of Cotton University, Pounce and Bounce represented by Bishwayan Bhattacharjee of GMCH, Jishnu Kashyap Hazarika of NITS and Neutral Milk Hotel represented by Tarun Kumar and Soumya Sen of NITS.
Fourth, fifth and sixth positions were held by Weirdoes represented by Abu Talha Gaffari and Partha Pratim Bharali of SMCH, Axanto Elektron represented by Sayan Mazumdar of GMCH and Rajibul Awal of Tejpur University, and Jai Mahishmati represented by Md Saheed Ahmed Laskar and Md Azizul Islam Khan of Assam University. Quiz master Wonkyo Weingken quite ably and intelligently conducted the quiz competition to the great appreciation of the participants and students in general.
As announced earlier, the winning amounts of Rs 15000 only+ trophy went to first position holders, Rs 10,000 only to second position and Rs 5000 only to third position. Consolation prize for 4th, 5th and 6th position was Rs 1000 each. The prize money is being endorsed by Late Dr. Abhijit Dutta Memorial Trust.