Budgam: District Information Centre (DIC), Budgam today organized a daylong Mehfil-i-Mushaira at Office Hall in which about 22 renowned poets and poetesses representing all areas of the district participated.
During the inaugural session, District Information Officer Budgam, Showkat Hussain Ganai welcomed the participants. The Mushaira was presided over by Advocate Ghulam Ahmad Niyazi. The participants who recited their poetry include Javed Budgami, Majeed Masroor, Hakeem Zareena Gazi, Gulshan Bedrani, Anjan Kashmiri, Tanha Shuhulpori, Abdul Ahad Gulshan, Aziz Sidiquee, Sanaullah Sunobar and others.
In the presidential address, Advocate Niyazi expressed his gratitude to the District Information Centre Budgam for organizing the Mushaira for first time of such a nature where participants from all areas of the district were given due representation. He said such initiatives will give boost to all renowned and young poets to present their poetry and reflect our culture and literary heritage of the district through their golden words. He said that he is hopeful that DIC Budgam which has been always at disposal to promote literary work in the district will organize more such events and will provide platform to promote our rich culture in future also.
While presenting vote of thanks, the District Information Officer Budgam, Showkat Hussain Ganai said that, “it was a pleasure for us that our invitation was sincerely accepted and we witnessed the presence of cream of the poets and individuals of district Budgam. Such response and enthusiasm from participants has boosted our desire to demonstrate with more excitement in future.”
He said that, “I on behalf of the department particularly DIC Budgam reiterate our desire that the DIC Budgam will organize such events at Tehsil level also where more and more participants will be invited to recite their poetry and perform with more enthusiasm.”