The department of Urdu, University of Jammu today organized a Book Release function in the Prof. Gian Chand Jain seminar hall of the department of Urdu in which three books were released by Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Prof.R.D.Sharma. The two book one critical book and other the collections of short stories written by Prof. Sageer Afraheim and another critical book written on the life and works of Sageer Afraheim of Aligarh Muslim University by Dr Muzafer Iqbal were released. The book release function was presided over by noted Urdu and Kashmiri writer Basheer Bhaderwahi while noted historian of the state Aseer Kishtwari grace the occasion as Guest of Honour. Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik and Dr. Mohd Reyaz Ahmed also shared the presidium.
While speaking on the occasion Prof. R.D Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Jammu University lauded the efforts of Urdu department for the promotion of Urdu language. He congratulated fifty two research scholars of the Urdu department who got selected as Assistant Professors in Higher Education department and Scholl education department. This shows that department is vibrant one. He inform that Jammu University is the first university in the country which is providing free and the quality educations to the students. He also inform that the University of Jammu is 63rd position on ranking wise. It is A+ University and is producing students and scholars of high caliber.
Earlier in his welcome address Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik introduce Prof. Sageer Afraheim to the audience. He informed that Sageer Afraheim is the author of more than two dozens of books. He is associated with various committees of Aligarh Muslim University . He is the editor-in-chief of tehzeb-ul-Akhlaq a literary and research journal which was started by Sir Syeed Ahmed khan.
On the occasion Prof. sager Afraheim were also honoured by presenting a Shwal and a memento. He was honored by Prof. R.D. Sharma , Vice Chancellor of Jammu University.