SRINAGAR: National level poetry recitation event “Kul Hind Mushaira” titled “Ek Sham Kashmir Ke Naam”, was organised by the state Tourism Department on Tuesday at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar.
Prominent poets and writers from all across India participated in the event. They includd Waseem Bareilvi, Mansoor Usmani, Sabeeha Naz, Rukhsana Jabeen, Nasreen Naqash, Naseem Nikhat, Farooq Nazki, Alees Sherwani, Tahir Faraz, Rahat Indori, Masoor Usman, Muzaffar Eraj, Munnawar Rana, Shafaq Sopori, Anjum Barabankvi, Afzal Manglori, Zero Bandhvi, Liaquat Jafri, Shakeel Azmi, Rafeeq Raaz, Popular Meeruthi, Aqeel Nomani and Nawaz Deobandi.
People from different shades of life were present on the occasion.
During his address Minister for Tourism G A Mir said that event would attract more and more tourists and in a way will boost up the winter tourism in Kashmir. I hope that such events would prove beneficial for promotion of tourism in the state and attract the visitors, he said adding that the tourism department is contemplating on holding an exclusive Kashmiri-language Mushaira in near future.
Mir said that to heal stress and hypertension, music is the best medicine and treatment, whatsoever the sufferings may be. Earlier, Director Toursim Talat Parvez in his welcome address urged for strengthening the bonds of brotherhood by organizing joint ventures of music and literature. He expressed satisfaction over the support of all stakeholders in promoting art and music in the State.
The event was presided by renowned poet and writer Waseem Barerlvi.
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