Top Bollywood lyricist, poets to participate in first ever all India Mushaira, Kavi Sammelan in Jammu


Jammu: Country’s top Hindi and Urdu poets, Bollywood lyricists and writers will be participating in the two day national poetry even being held here on January 27-28 as part of the India’s Republic Day celebrations in the Union Territory.

Pointing out that the gala literary programme will be organized at Jammu University’s Zorawar Singh Auditorium, Secretary JKAACL, Munir ul Islam, that top dignitaries of Jammu and Kashmir are expected to participate in this first ever national event of its own kind. He said the Academy is also providing a platform to youth of Jammu and Kashmir in these events adding that the Radio Mirchi has organised a poetry competition in this regard and received 450 entries from youth of Jammu and Kashmir. After adjudging each entry, 10 best young poets have been chosen by adjudicators   from Urdu and Hindi to recite their poetry during the event and interact with senior poets.

Distinguished poets who have given their consent to be part of this event on January 27 in All India Mushaira   included Wasim Barelvi,  Manzar Bhobali, Nawaz Deobandhi, Kunwar Javed, Khushbu Sharma, Ana Dehlvi, Pritpal Singh Betab,  Balraj Bakhshi, Dr. Liaqat Jafri,  Dr. Shafaq Sopori ,  Dr. Nazir Azad  and Rukhsana Jabeen. Besides, young poets participating in this event included Kanchan, Madima, Zahid,  Roheet Verma, Sushant from Jammu in Hindi and in Urdu while Mohd Akram, Basit Ayoub, Mehak, Umair Umi  and Yamin from Kashmir.

In Kavi Sammelan to be held on January 28, Sunil Jogi, Jagdish Solanki, Sudip Bhola, Shashi Kant Yadav and Vishnu Saxena will take part.