A total of 13 entries were received. The following three were judged to be the winners:
1. Boltay Kyun Nahi Meray Haq Mein – by Media 6 (Farnood Alam, Faisal Raza)
2. Littering is Not Allowed Here – by Javaria Waseem
3. Quaid-i-Azam University ki Zameen par Qabza – by Lahore TV (Maria Rubab, Farhat Abbas Shah)
As per terms advertised here, these three winning entries will be awarded cash prizes of Rupees 75000, 50000 and 50000 respectively, and their work shall be screened at the Karachi Literature Festival on 12th February, 2017.
For helping to decide between various entries, the Eqbal Ahmad Centre for Public Education gratefully acknowledges the time and effort spent by the following reviewers: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, Nadeem F. Paracha, and Sarmad Khoosat.