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Srinagar, Apr 9: The 60th death anniversary of 20th century revolutionary and poet Peerzada Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor was observed across the Valley on Monday.
A special function was organized by Mehjoor foundation in collaboration with Gazi Cultural forum, Abdul Rehaman Azad Memorial Trust and website network at Mehjoor’s native village Mitrigam in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. People from all walks of life, including representatives of literary and social organizations attended the function and paid rich tributes to the late poet.
Prominent journalist Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor addressed the gathering telephonically and termed the poetic contribution of Mehjoor as a rich cultural heritage for Kashmiris.
Meanwhile, Mehjoor foundation J&K in collaboration with society for Rehabilitation of Girls and Victims of Violence organized Yomi Mehjoor at town hall Ganderbal in north Kashmir. Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
A special programme was organized by Jammu Cultural Academy in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Mehjoor Foundation at Lalmandi, here. The speakers on the occasion threw a detailed light on life, poetry and social services of Shair-e-Kashmir.
A special program was held at Green Valley Educational Institute here to commemorate Mehjoor’s 60th death anniversary. The noted poet, scholar and social activist Zareef Ahmed Zareef, was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. Students paid glowing tributes to Mehjoor.
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