The Centre for Indian Community (CIC) Rayyan zone recently conducted a Holy Qur'an recitation contest. Competitions were held separately for men and women. The winners in the female category were: Ajeesha Jabid, Sameeha Abdussamad (both first place), Nasiha M P (second), Fayisa Afsal (third). The male category winners were: Muhammad Najaf (first), Abdul Wahad (second), Shamil Abdul Rasheed, Nasar Madathil, Naser M (all third place). Consolation prizes: Female - Jameela Kottankodan, Ruksana, Shabna Nisham, Selma Puthan Purayil, Sumayya Rafeeq. Male - Muhammad Afsal, Syed Ismayil Munafer, Muhammad Jihad.