Kashmiri conference being held at Poonch
Srinagar, July 1: Writers, poets, intellectuals and journalists, from the Kashmir Valley will take part in the 33rd Annual Kashmiri Conference to be held at Poonch in Jammu region.
Delegates including Gyanpeeth awardee Rehman Rahi and noted Kashmiri poet Zareef Ahmad Zareef will travel to Poonch through the historic Mughal Road.
"This conference is being conducted in Jammu region for the first time. Kashmiri intellectuals and poets from all over the country are expected to participate in the three-day event, " General-Secretary of the Adbee Kamraz Markaz, Shujaat Bukhaari said.
Aziz Hajini, president of the Markaz, said while they were not against learning of other languages, they wanted to preserve and promote the mother tongue of Kashmiri people.
"People should learn as many languages as possible but mother tongue should be the first priority," he added.
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