|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Nov 18: Hindi Sahitya Mandal under its diamond jubilee celebrations organized a multilingual Mushaira at Dogri Bhawan of Dogri Sanstha, Karan Nagar.
It was organized in the memory of Late (Prof.) Rita Jitendra. Noted Kashmiri writer Dr. Ramzan Shaad from Kashmir University was the Chief Guest whereas S. Didar Singh, Hindi and Punjabi writer presided over the event.
Ameen Banihali and Chhatarpal, well known writers shared the dais. This is the fifth event of the series under Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the organization.
Dr. Chanchal Dogra, President, Hindi Sahitya Mandal, Jammu welcomed the dignitaries and guests. She also gave a brief of the activities and programmes of the Mandal.
Rich floral tributes were paid to Prof. Jitendra. S. Didar Singh, Prof. Kiran Bakshi and Subhash Sharma expressed their views and shared their memorable experiences with Prof. Jitendra. They also highlighted various personality factors of Prof. Jitendra.
Poets and writers of Hindi, Kashmiri, Punjabi and Urdu languages viz. Bikramjeet, M S Kaamra, Chhatrapal, Randhir Raipuria, Dr. Monojit, Jang S. Verman, Ameen Banihali and Dr. Ramzan Shaad presented their satire verse and articles on various issues and impressed the audience.
Dr. Bhushan Sharma, Shivani Anand, Jagdeep Dubey, Ratan Bhardwaj, Pyasa Anjum, Padamdev Singh, Balwinder Singh, Harmeet Singh, Krishan Kumar and Shamendra were also present in the programme.
The proceedings of the programme were conducted by Subhash Sharma, General Secretary of the Mandal. Pawan Khajuria, Literary Secretary extended the Vote of Thanks.