BANDIPORA, SEPTEMBER 16: Speakers at a daylong condolence meeting here in North Kashmirs Hajin township recalled the contribution of great poet and literary activist late Muhammad Ahsan Ahsan, who according to them taught the people about the linguistic activism, humanistic and philanthropic values of living.
The condolence meeting was organized in connection with the Chaharum of Late Ahsan who passed away on Thursday.
Speakers said that in the demise of Ahsan they lost a magnanimous literary leader, an orator, and a philanthropist. They said that Ahsan was an image of intrinsic good.
The condolence meet organized by Adbi Markaz Kamraz in collaboration with Halqai Adab Sonawari and Wahab Dramatic Club was attended by hundreds of people from all walks of life who paid rich homage to late Ahsan.
Zafar Iqbal Manhas, Vice President JKAACL while paying tributes to Late Ahsan said he was compassionate, generous and magnanimous and had the streak of multi-faceted personality. Always hiding behind the scenes and had his eye on every miniscule happening around
Manhas said Ahsan was the guiding light for him when he joined the academy. Ahsan taught us to manage the relations and how to be a good human being. We always will remember his thought-provoking and lasting contribution
Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages (JKCAAL) Dr Aziz Hajini said that Ahsan had contributed a lot towards literature, education, and literary activism while remaining out of the scene.
Recalling Ahsans contribution, Hajini said Ahsan has taught scores of youth in the field of art and literature who are now good poets and artists.
Ahsan used to visit every locality in search of talent and later encourage them, Hajini said.
Hajini said the best tribute to Ahsan is to follow his footsteps in letter and spirit.
Highlighting the contribution of Late Ahsan, noted humorist Ayoub Sabir said, In him, we saw the perfect blend of the strong will of an able administrator and the compassion of a philanthropist. In his sad demise, we have lost a unique elderly touch that had brightened the lives of hundreds of people during his life time
Sabir said that Ahsan founded Halqai Adab Hajin in 1962 and contributed a lot in Adbi Markaz Kamraz.
He was well acquainted with the elements of humor, a good humanis
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