Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, sub office Rajouri, in collaboration with Himalayan Education society organised an Urdu Mushaira at Himalayan college campus Thandi Kassi.
As per release, poets from across the state participated in the programme and mesmerized the jam packed hall of audience.
DC Rajouri Shabir Ahmed Bhat was the chief guest whereas Secretary J&K Cultural Academy, Dr. Aziz Hajni presided over the function. SSP Rajouri Rajeshwar Singh was the guest of honour.
Meanwhile an Urdu Book "Rajouri main Islam aur Musalmano ki Aamad", written by Moulana Amir Mohammad Shamsi was also released on this occasion. Abdul Salam Bahaar presented a detail paper on the book.
Prominent poets who participated in the Mushaira included Prof Mirza Khan Waqar, Prof. Iqbal Raina, Balraj Bakshi, Chandar Kumar Chandan, Chander Parkash Nida, Rashid Qammar, Fida Rajourvi, Shahbaaz Rajourvi, Dr. Sabar Mirza, Krishan Lal Aasi, Khurshid Mir Janam, Khalid Karar, Parvaiz Malik, Shafiq Aarish, Dr. Shams Kamal Anjum, Dr. Liaqat Nayar and Khursheed Bismil.