AMK announces annual awards
Aatish, Rukhsana, Raashid, Makhdoomi to be honoured
Srinagar, June 28: Literary organization Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) Thursday announced its annual awards presented to people from different walks of life for their contributions in promotion of Kashmiri language and literature.
A spokesman of AMK said the awardees were selected by a jury comprising eminent poets, writers, critics and other litterateurs of J&K.
Noted poet, researcher and folklorist Ghulam Nabi Aatish will be conferred this year’s ‘Sharaf-e-Kamraz’ award for his “tremendous contribution” towards Kashmiri literature, particularly folklore and literary research. “Karwan-e-Adab” Dab Ganderbal bagged the ‘Sharaf-e-Kamraz’ award in the category of literary organisations for its efforts on ground to reach out to poets and writers of Kashmiri language and provide them exposure and opportunity to show their talent. The award carries a cash prize, memento and citation.
The spokesman said this year’s ‘Khilat-e-Hanfi Sopori’ awards will be conferred to noted Kashmiri singer Raashid Jahangir, prominent broadcaster and poet Rukhsana Jabeen and Imam Hai Jamia Qadeem Baramulla Late Moulana Ghulam Rasool Makhdoomi. The award carries cash prize, shawl, citation and memento.
The spokesman said Shabir Ahmad Ganaie will be given ‘Mohi-u-din Hajni Gold Medal’ which is given to a student who tops the MA Kashmiri examination of Kashmir University.
“The awards shall be given away at the forthcoming two-day annual conference of AMK at Poonch on July 2-3,” the spokesman said.
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