Srinagar – On the occasion of 7th death anniversary of renowned Kashmiri writer and poet Syed G. R. Gayoor Sang-o-saman an Urdu poetic collection of his works was released by G. R. Gayoor Memorial Foundation here today.
The function was attended by various prominent intellectuals, writers and poets of the valley which include Basharat Ahmad Bukhari, MLA Sangrama, Justice retd. B. A Kirmani, Moulana Syed Mohammad Ashraf Andrabi, Moulana Jalaludin Aijaz, Mohammad Shafi Simnani, G. R. Hasrat Gadda, Advocate Riyaz Khawar, columnist, Dr. Javid Iqbal, Shujat Bukhari, Prof. Zaman Azurda, Shakeel Shan, Dr. Nazir Azad and several others.
The speakers highlighted the literary contribution of the late writer and also gave a critical appreciation of the book. The efforts of Showkat Gayoor, Chairman G. R. Memorial Foundation in compiling and publishing the poetic collection was also appreciated.
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