Bhaderwah: As part of 'Nasha Mukt Bharat', Indian Army in collaboration with Pause Tribe and K Rajindra Foundation organised a poetry-cum-musical and dance event - Jashn-e-Chenab in Bhaderwah.
The event in which artists from different parts of Jammu and Kashmir and neighbouring Punjab state participated was aimed to keep youth away from drug abuse by involving them in literary and cultural activities.
ADC Bhaderwah Dilmir Chowdhary was the chief guest on the occasion while Commanding Officer 4 RR Col Yogesh Chohan was the guest of honour.
The evening started with an open microphone followed by poetry and musical competition. The Jashn-e-Chenab ended with dance performances.
Sharing details about the event, founder of K Rajindra Foundation Neeraj Kumar said, “We are working to free the society, especially youth from the deadly grip of drugs. Each year, we organise unique events with our message of saying no to drugs. This year we organised the ‘Jashn-e-Chenab’, which had multiple activities with the core message of preventing people from falling prey to drugs.”
Prominent poets and singers who performed include Talib Hussain Rind, Ravi Thakur, Sajid Sarmadi, Touseef Tabish, Aadil Farhat, Aamir Sambri, and Monika Aryan.