Organization working for uplift of art, culture and literature Markaz Tasnif-o-Taleef Kathua organized a multilingual Mushaira at District Library.
Professor Ram Murti Sharma presided over the function whereas Professor Swaroop was the chief guest, while Dr Rachpal Singh as guest of honour.
Director Professor Yog Dutt welcomed the chief guest and other dignitaries. Following which number of poets recited their ghazals and poems in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Dogri languages.
The poets also threw light on serious social issues like dowry system, Drug Addiction, female foeticide and corruption. They suggested ways and means to eradicate the various social evils.
Prominent among the poets who recited their writings included Dr Karan Singh, Hardev Singh Musafir, Onkar Nath Padha, Suresh Kumar, Bawa Ram and others.
While speaking on the occasion, Dr Karan Singh said that poets play an important role to aware the masses about the various social evils. They guide the society in the direction leading to unity, peace and harmony. He also appreciated the efforts organization for organizing the Mushaira.
He said such programme provide platform to the artist to aggravate their talents & share their ideas with people. Professor Yash Pal conducted the proceedings of the function.
Lal Bahadur Shastri College organises symposium to mark birth anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar
Kathua, April 11
Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Education, Rajbagh Kathua organised symposium to mark the celebration of birth anniversary of main architect of Indian Constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar.
Principal Dr K K Sharma presided over the function whereas Director Shakti Kohli graced the occasion as chief guest.
The symposium competition started with the lightening of the traditional lamp and offering of floral tributes to the portrait of Dr B R Ambedkar by the Chief Guest.
The participating students including Neha Rajput, Shilpa, Rimpi Sharma, Kanchan Sharma, hem Raj and others throwing light on the life of Dr B R Ambedkar said that Baba Saheb was a symbol of equality and goodwill. He not only restored the rights to the backward class of society but also provided a powerful Constitution to our country.
The students further said that Dr. Ambedkar was not only a great social reformer, but he was also a Indian Jurist, political leader, philosopher, anthropologist, historian, orator, economist and editor, adding that the great social reformer throughout his whole life fought against social discrimination and equality of all citizens.
The students also threw light on the essence of knowing the legal rights and need to educate people so that their exploitation can be discouraged.
The Chief Guest congratulated the college management and staff members for organizing symposium, and stress that such type of program organized from time to time for improvement in the present system of education.
The programme ended with the presentation of formal vote of thanks by Principal Dr K K Sharma.