|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Feb 9: Sarv Bhasha Trust, New Delhi organized a Book release function and Swami Brahmanand Teerath Dogri Sahitya Samman 2018 Function in a simple but impressive function at K. L. Saigal Hall, Jammu.
In this function Dr. Drakshan Andrabi, Chairperson, Central Waqf Development Committee, ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India was the chief Guest. Prof. Archana Kesar, Ex HOD Dogri Department and Ex Dean Jammu University presided over the function. While Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, secretary Kala Kender Society and Additional Secretary J&k Academy of art culture and languages was the special guest.
Earlier Yashpaul Nirmal welcomed the dignitaries and guests. After that book entitled "ASLI VARIS" Written by Sh Raj Rahi and Translated in Hindi by Yashpaul Nirmal released. Three research and critical papers was presented by Dr. Neeru Sharma, Dr. Sapna Devi and Ashu Sharma.
Dr. Keshav Mohan Pandey, Organizer Sarv Bhasha Trust and Dr. Manoj Tiwari, senior vice president Sarv Bhasha Trust both was awarded with the first Yash Sharma Smriti Samman 2019.
14 Dogri writer was awarded with the " swami Brahmanand Teerath Sahitya Samman 2018 " for their first book in Dogri.
The writers who were awarded with the samman were O. P. Shakir, Neeru Sharma, Kewal Kumar Kewal, Ratan Bhardwaj, Ashu Sharma, Kuldeep Raj Shastri, Sunil Kumar, Om Jindreadi, Satpal Ghadwalia, Rajeshwar Singh Raju, K. Saroj Bala, Roshan Bral Roshan, and Ganga Sharma.