KUPWARA, JULY 12: A Mehfil-e-Mushiara was conducted by the District Information Centre, Kupwara today in the Environmental Hall at Handwara in which the poets of “Jo-e-Adab” Kashmir participated and presented their latest poetry in Urdu and Kashmiri languages.
The MLA Langate Engineer S A Rashid participated as chief guest while Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara presided over the mehfil.
Besides other dignitaries, Bashir Ahmad Kirmani (Justice Rtd), Mohammad Yousuf Mashhoor (Rtd professor), many literary persons and participant poets of Jo-e-Adab Kashmir were present on the occasion.
The poets expressed their views on the life and contribution of Late Ali Mohammad Shahbaz, the prominent poet of the North Kashmir towards the society.
Speaking on the occasion, MLA, Langate Engineer S A Rashid and other speakers shared their experience with the participants and said that a large number of literary, scholars and educational experts and poetry lovers are registered with the different literary organizations.
The participants appreciated the role DIPR, JDIK and DIO for holding an impressive Qirat-cum-Naat competition under special Ramadan Programme at GHSS, Handwara.