Dr. Barbara S. Sangma, Associate Professor and Head of Department of English, Don Bosco College, Tura has been awarded with a Certificate of Appreciation for bagging the First Prize in the INTERNATIONAL POETRY WRITING COMPETITION conducted by All India Forum for English Stuents, Scholars and Trainers (AIFEST) in November 2020. Dr. Sangma has entered her poem entitled “A Crown, Anyone?”- a metaphorical and ironical take on COVID-19 Pandemic in the Open Category. The college is proud that one of its Professors competed with thousands other poets and writers from thirty-one counties of the world and emerged First.

The poem-reading has already been uploaded on You-Tube and her poem will feature in an Anthology of Poetry which is coming out soon.