Govt committed to restore glory of all languages: Malik
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Dec 22: The Minister for Higher Education Abdul Gani Malik on Thursday said that all steps are being taken by the present government to restore the glory of all languages including official language Urdu.
While addressing a gathering on the occasion of Umar Majid Memorial Award Ceremony organized by Urdu Academy, Malik said, “All steps are being taken by the present government to restore the glory of all languages including official language Urdu. He said that J&K is proud of giving birth to the literary luminary in the past as well as at present the scholar, writers authors and other luminaries are continuously contributing their talent in the field of Urdu language as well as local languages.”
Chief Information Commissioner, Sufi Ghulam Rasool, MLC, M Y Taing, Director Information, Kh Farooq Renzushah, Qudratullah well known author Dr Altaf Mufti, President of Urdu Academy Noor Shah, General Secretary, Javed Matji, Zarief Ahmed Zarief, Hassan Sahu, Shabnam Qayum, Ajaz Kokru, Turabi, Wajeh Indrabi and other luminaries were present on the occasion.
Two books “Kashmir Nama Jadeed” by Umar Majid based on articles published in newspapers and compiled by Noor Shah and Javid Matji and another book Sehre Gulistan authored by Ali Muhammad Khan Miskeen were released on the occasion.
Director Information Renzushah felicitated Urdu Academy for not only remembering people like Umar Majid and giving awards in their names but for also making these Academies as a forum for scholarly interaction.
Various personalities were awarded for their literary contribution. Alama Anwar Shah award was given to MLC M Y Taing for his research work. Akbar Ladakhi award was given to Sufi Ghulam Rasool for his administrative skills. Kudaratullah Shuhab award was given to Hassan Sahu for short story writing. Wafa Bhaderwahi award was given to late Dr Fareed Parvati for poetry writing posthumously. Shamla Mufti award was given to Nigina Bano, Government Teacher in High school Baba Yusufshah Sopore.
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