Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages organises Multi Lingual Mushaira at Mendhar
POONCH: Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (Rajouri-Poonch) today organised a Multi Lingual Mushaira here in Bar Hall Munsif Court Mendhar to mark Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebration.
The event was hosted under the guidance of Secretary JKAACL, Rahul Panday and closely monitored by Additional Secretary JKAACL, Sanjeev Rana.
Hundreds of locals, Advocates and Media fraternity witnessed and enjoyed the event held with due adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour.
The Mushaira was presided over by Imtiaz Naseem Hashmi Principal Government Higher Secondary School Salwa, (Cultural Academy best Book Awardee) and the proceedings were conducted by Mehmood Tahir, a renowned Pahari poet.
The Mushaira was conducted with the support of President Bar Association Mendhar, Advocate Sardar Javaid Khan.
The poets who recited their latest and unpublished poetry included Mehmood Tahir, Mohammad Hussain Faqir, Sardar Javaid Khan, Imtiyaz Naseem Hashmi, Faqir Mohammad, Master Qurban Shah, Azmat Jafri, Saleem Javaid Qureshi, Advocate Basharat Khan and Zahida Khanum.
In his welcome address, Dr. Alamdar Adam, Special officer for cultural Activities Rajouri-Poonch, expressed gratitude to President Bar Association Mendhar, District Poonch for inviting poets for the Multilingual Mushaira. He also interacted with the Advocates, locals and poets and threw light on the importance of languages, folklores, folk music and folk paintings.
President Bar Association Mendhar, Advocate Sardar Javaid Khan presented vote of thanks and appreciated the Cultural Academy Rajouri , Secretary JKAACL and Additional Secretary JKAACL for organising the event for locals of Mendhar.
Later, a music album CD ….DILA NAA JAANI.. containing PAHARI Songs written by Advocate Basharat Khan and sung by Sartaj Khan- a young Singer of Peer Panchal Region was released by Cultural officer JKAACL along with all prominent poets and Advocates.