Friday, July 30, 2010

Rich tributes paid to Shiv Kumar Batalvi

Punjab  Public and information minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan Thursday July 29 paid rich tributes to celebrated Punjabi poet Shiv Kumar Batalvi and inaugurated two days state fair here in the memory of legendary writer.

Sekhwan appealed to the writers to strengthen the bonds of national integrity through their creative and constructive writings so that basic tenets of democracy remained intact.

While inaugurating state fair in connection with the 75 birth anniversary of Shiv Kumar Batalvi in this industrial town, Sekhwan underlined the need to educate  the youth about our rich culture. He exhorted the people to exercise adequate caution and vigilance in preserving and perpetuating our glorious so that the coming generation derive maximum  inspiration about over our old tradition.

He gave a clarion call to intellectuals  and writers to come forward with a grim determination to safeguard our rich cultural heritage to enable the younger generation to inherit this legacy.

Full report here Punjab Newsline 

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