Wednesday, February 24, 2010

'Urdu is a language of love and brotherhood'

Karnataka Urdu Academy and Anjuman-e-Handeeqathul Adab had jointly organised an All India Urdu Poets Meet (Mushaira) on Sunday at St Mathias School Auditorium. The audience started to assemble at 8.30 pm itself as after many years such a Mushaira was held in Mysore.

The Mushaira began with the recitation of verses from Holy Quran by Hazrath Moulana Mohamed Rahim Ulla. Famous Urdu poet from Burhanpur Nayeem Rashid presented a naath. Secretary of Anjuman-e-Hadeeqathul Adab Syed Shafi Ahmed presented a detailed report about the aims and objectives of Anjuman.

On the cccasion, Khaleel Mamoon, Chairman, Karnataka Urdu Academy, felicitated Dr. Javeed Nayeem, President of Anjuman and Afsar Pasha for their services for the promotion of Urdu language. Later Dr. Javeed Nayeem felicitated Chandrabhan Khayal, Vice-President, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language, Khaleel Mamoon, Chairman, Karnataka Urdu Academy and the anchor of the Mushaira and famous Urdu Poet Shafeeq Abidi.

Full report here Star of Mysore

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