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Amita Sanghvi, is an alumna from 2003 from the department
                                                                   of  Language  and  Linguistics  in  Bowland  College  and  a
                                                                   recipient  of  the  Commonwealth  British  Council  Hornby
                                                                   Award from India. She lives in Oman, for the past 16 years,

                                                                   and teach at Sultan Qaboos University. Apart from being a
                                                                   lecturer, Amita Sanghavi is also a published poet now, and
                                                                   World Poetry International, Canada, has honoured her as the
                                                                   Ambassador of Poetry to Oman.










                                                        Amita Sanghvi





                                                        Tribute to Dear Dareen











                                                                                    Dareen Mehdi



                                                                                        (1984-2020)






















                     Dareen  Mehdi  was  an  active  volunteer  to
                     protect  and  preserve  the  Sultanate’s  natural
                     treasures.  She  was  also  an  organizer  of
                     Oman’s  annual  Penned  Thoughts  writing

                     contest  -  The  yearly  competition  was  held  to
                     mark  the  memory  of  her  brother  Ali,  a  writer
                     who, like her, died at a young age. Dareen was
                     also  a  board  member  of  the  Environment
                     Society of Oman. She was a host - in addition
                     -  a  radio  show  on  Al  Wisal  called  “the  green
                     minute”  in  which  she  discuss  about  the
                     environment.









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