Jammu: To develop the literary and aesthetic taste among the students, Directorate of School Education Jammu organized first of its kind Multi-Lingual Mushaira on the eve of Diwali.
Director School Education Jammu, Anuradha Gupta, was the chief guest. Twelve students from different districts of Jammu Division participated in the event and presented the compositions of the renowned poets of J&K.
The Mushaira was attended by students, teachers, parents, HOIs and many more from all over the country on Facebook live and through online mode.
Emphasizing on the promotion of local regional languages, the Director said that DSEJ has focused on the promotion of the same as mentioned in National Education Policy-2020. She said that Jammu region has a distinct cultural heritage which needs to be exhibited among the students. She lauded the efforts of Cultural & Education Cell for organizing the event while involving students from far-flung areas. She also announced the Season-2 for Mushaira to be organized soon by DSEJ.
Surjit singh, Head, Cultural & Education Cell in his welcome address highlighted the need of promotion of culture and said that such events develop intense desire for creativity among the children.
The renowned poets who presented their compositions through their mentored students were Vijaya Thakur; Ashok Amber; Rekha Thakur; Keemat Raj; Bhushan Thakur; Anurag Koushal; Nikhat choudhary; Basharat Nazak and Reyaz Mehmood Khan.
The students presented the compositions in Dogri, Gojri, Hindi, Urdu and Pahari language.
The poets welcomed the School Education Department for its novel and historic imitative of holding such events frequently for the promotion of regional languages.
The Mushaira was conducted by Alka Sharma and vote of thanks was presented by Sadakat Ali Malik, both team members, Cultural & Education cell, DSEJ.
The technical support and coordination was provided by Sohail Wani, member IT cell DSEJ and Ashutosh of Cultural and Education Cell.