Two-day Jaspal Bhatti Humor Festival begins

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The Jaspal Bhatti Humor Festival, honoring the memory and vision of India’s greatest satirist Jaspal Bhatti, is taking the second step of its journey by performing for the Indian troops stationed at the Jammu, Udhampur and Nowshera.

Giving this information at Jammu, Savita Bhatti said that this once in a lifetime opportunity of paying tribute to our brave soldiers was due to the initiative by the Jammu Kashmir Study Centre (Chandigarh Chapter), an NGO which has been doing exemplary work in the Valley to tirelessly rehabilitate terrorism affected families and integrate peace loving sentiments in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. The Humor festival which begins here today will showcase the acts of famous stand up comedians Amit Tandon, Maheep Singh, Banwari Jhol and Pradeep Pallavi. The team will be performing for the CRPF in Jammu, Army at Udhampur and Nowshera on 7th and 8th May 2016.

” Jaspai Bhatti always wanted to create a platform for humor and today with the number of comedy shows on the rise, it’s a tribute to the tireless work of Bhatti. Like in Chandigarh our attempt is to showcase different talents in humor. Our soldiers live in very difficult circumstances. We cannot even imagine the Loneliness of these people away from their families, fighting till the last breath for us. If through our efforts we can spread a smile on their faces, it would be the biggest reward of our lives,” she added. She applauded the artists for coming in for performing without charging anything. “It speaks volumes about the respect they have for our soldiers and for Jaspal Bhatti. And we’re making sure in all the runs of the Humor fest that vulgarity in comedy be avoided at all costs”. On this occasion, Savita Bhatti was present with Rabbiya Bhatti Daughter of Jaspal Bhatti and the JKSC members Advocate Vivek Chauhan and Jai Kumar.

 

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