Sonzal celebrations continue at KU
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Nov 2: The Kashmir University’s annual festival –Sonzal 2009 –continued for the fourth day Monday with activities like clay-modelling, and painting competition, poetry recitation being held.
The KU PRO said the students from university departments and affiliated collages participated in the clay modeling competition held at the Fountain Lawns of the university.
Prominent artist Niyaz Ahmad, Shaika NohiP principal Institute of Music and Fine Arts(IMFA), and Shabir Mirza former Principal (IMFA) were the experts present to evaluate the student works of art.
In the poetry recitation competition held in the conference room of the Centre for Central Asian Studies KU, the students wrote poetry on the various themes and later recited it in front of the subject experts drawn from various literay fields.
Prof Gulshan Majeed noted literary figure and former director CCAS supervised the event.
The Dean Students Welfare University of Kashmir Prof (Mrs) Nilofar Khan who monitored all the events expressed satisfaction at the student participation in these events.
She said the enthusiasm of the students in literary and cultural events of the Kashmir University was a pointer towards the interest the KU was showing for the development of talent among youth under the leadership of our present Vice-Chancellor Dr Riyaz Punjabi.
Assistant Dean Students Welfare Showkat Shafi , Cultural Officer Shahid Ali Khan and Literary Officer Shaheena Kanth were present at the occasion.
In this message for the KU event on the inaugural day, Director Information Khawaja Muhammad Farooq Renzu said the KU was a fountainhead of knowledge in Kashmir.
Renzu looked forward that all “important sections in Kashmir work to make Kashmir a hub of knowledge and learning again.”
Renzu said that there was lack of opportunities for Kashmir’s young talent.
Renzu hoped that “we are able to create a secure economic future for the whole new generation of boys and girls who are aware of their talent but lack launching pads to kick off.”
Lastupdate on : Mon, 2 Nov 2009 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 2 Nov 2009 18:30:00 GMT
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