|Team Jammu, Dogri Sanstha jointly released "Dogren Diyan Medan"|
|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Sept 5: Team Jammu and Dogri Sanstha Jammu in a joint collaboration released a book of collection of Dogri Poems entitled "Dogren Diyan Medan" at Royal Estate Banquet near Toph Sherkhania Bridge.
The book contains poems by the leading Dogri poets, who have expressed their concern and anguish at the injustice which has been done to Dogri and Dogras with the changed political scenario of J&K, the poets have given expression to the expectations of the people of Jammu from the new dispensation. The poets who have contributed to this book include, Late Chatrapal, Inderjeet Kesar, Gaineshwar Sharma, Randhir Singh Raipuria, Ashok Khajuria, Abdul Qadir Kundria, M.S. Kamra, Arsh Dalmotra, Tarachand Kalandari, Smt. Vijaya Thakur, Sahil Badyal and Pawan Verma.
The book was released by Padam Shri Dr.Jitender Udhampuri who was the Chief Guest on the occasion and the book as well as the released ceremony was dedicated to Late Chatarpal who passed away very recently and one of his poem is included in the book. Rich tributes were also paid to late Chatterpal by the noted poets present on the occasion.
Dr Jitender Udhampuri, while speaking on the occasion said that the poets are the concessions keeper of the society.
Whenever there is any injustice being done to individuals communities or some particular sections of the society, the poet is always in the fare front to raise his/her voice against the injustice.
Prof. Lalit Magotra, President of Dogri Sanstha, while expressing his views said the Dogra society is watching and observing very keenly, whether it will now receive justice in the new set up. that is deserves.
Addressing the large gathering comprising of senior citizens and young volunteers, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Chairman Team Jammu said that people of Jammu have always made sacrifices for the country, especially in the last 32 years, Jammu region has sacrificed maximum number of its youngmen in the ongoing turmoil, and the Dogras now expect that the country should also repay them back. He paid rich tributes to Late Chhatrapal, who he said, was not only and excellent writer but also a finest human being.
This programme was anchored by Prof. Shashi Pathania Vice President of Dogri Sanstha, who also conducted the recital of poetry by poets who have contributed to the book. Gianeshwar Sharma, Sr.Vice President Dogri Sanstha thanked the audience & the media at the conclusion of the programme.