Symposium of Sufi poets held in Handwara

With the assistance of Sahitya Academy New Delhi, a symposium of Sufi poets was celebrated with a great fervour at Environmental Hall Handwara.

Dr. Aziz Hajni, convener of Kashmiri advisory board of Sahitya Academy was also present in the programme.

On this occasion, Dr. Aziz Hajni in his welcome speech said that young and talented poets get encouragement by organising these programmes and from the Sufi poetry they get inclined to Modern poetry.

This programme was organized with the full support of Idarie-Tehqeeq-U-Adab, a literary organization in J&K.

The poets who recited their poems in this programme were Feroz Maqbool, Farooq Shaheen, Javid Iqbal Mawri, Ahmed Shah, Lasi Khuj, Habibulah Kumar and Fameeda Sopori.

Ex-Secretary of cultural Academy JK, Dr. Aziz Hajni were honoured and awarded with a shawl and trophy. Hill Park International School Handwara supported in organising this programme.

The students of this school presented colourful and interesting programmes.

In this programme, President of Idarie Tehqeeq-U-Adab JK threw light on the contributions of Dr. Aziz Hajni to the Kashmiri literature.

Farooq Shaheen in his speech said that Dr. Aziz Hajni proved himself the best in promoting Kashmiri and other regional languages in Kashmir and outside the Valley.