Kashmiri artists meet in New Delhi
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 17: Kashmiri artists and writers residing in Delhi met in New Delhi on Sunday to discuss and chalk out the programme to preserve and propagate art, language and literature, particularly among the younger generation of Kashmiris living outside Kashmir.
In a statement e-mailed to Greater Kashmir the noted broadcaster and writer B N Betab, who organized the meeting said, “Only the core committee members could meet as most of the other writers and artists residing in Delhi, are presently in Kashmir.”
He said the meeting decided that the group would meet every month to interact with the poets, artists and other writers, and poetry and prose sessions shall be held to understand and propagate what Kashmiri writers are writing, outside Kashmir.
He said the group will endeavour to build bridges with the artists and writers’, living in Kashmir and to achieve this, a seminar is also proposed to be held in Kashmir, this summer.
Betab said today’s meeting was presided over by Kashmir born poet and art critic S H Keshav Malik. Those who participated in the meet included Keshav Malik, Deepak Budki, Beena Budki, Meera Kant, Ashok Jailkhani, Bhushan Lal Razdan, Gauri Shankar Raina and Veer Munshi.
Betab said Chinar Ke Panje, a short story collection of Deepak Budki and Man Ki Tarang, poetry collection by Tribhavan Kaul in Hindi were released today.
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