Srinagar: “Rupwan”, a poetic collection of Assadullah Afaqi, was released by Life Foundation Charar-e-Sharief today.
According to a press note, today was the eighth death anniversary of Assaullah Afaqi, a noted poet, writer and expert on Sheikh- ul- Aalam (RA) studies.
The book release coincided with the marking of “Afaqi Day” held on every death anniversary of the poet.
The function was attended by Prof Farooq Fayaz, Prof G N Khaki, G N War, Prof Mohammad Zaman Azurdah, Prof Shaad Ramzan, Muhammad Amin Bhat, Ali Muhammad Ehsan, Bilal Ahmed Pampoori, Dr Gazanfar Ali, Dr Aijaz Ashraf, Prof Bashar Bashir, Dr Javid Ahmed Wani, G N Adfar and others.
Also the ‘Afaqi Award’-2021 was conferred upon GN Adfar for his life time achievements and contributions to Sheikh- ul- Alam (RA) studies.
The day commenced with the recitation of the verses of holy Quran by Life School students, who later paid tributes to Assadullah Afaqi and made presentations on different sayings of Sheikh- ul- Alam (RA).