AMK Releases Four Kashmiri books

May 5, 2011

Srinagar, April 04: Adbee Markaz Kamraz (AMK) Monday released four books written in Kashmiri language during an impressive function here at Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL).

The four books released include Sune Sae Achar by Syed Akhtar Mansoor, Dag Te Daag by Farooq Wagoori-a young poet, Kashur Tafeema te Din by Mohammad Yousuf Maqami and Makhan Lal Kanwal Sopuri’s Yeth Aangnus Manz.

Speaking on the occasion, President AMK, Dr Aziz Hajini said he was prepared to make any sacrifice to save Kashmiri language.

“Even if I am jailed for raising voice to save Kashmiri language I am ready. There is a need to start a full-fledged movement to save our language,” he said.

Director Information, Khawaja Farooq Renzu who was the chief guest at the book release function hailed the efforts of AMK in preserving the Kashmiri language.

“I believe that to regain the fame of Kashmiri language the use of word downtown should be replaced by Shahr-e-Khaas. It is the land of sufis and saints and Shahr-e-Khaas suits it the most,” he said.

Khawaja Farooq Renzu described it a healthy trend and appreciated various literary organisation including Adbi Markaz Kamraz for holding such functions to encourage writers.

The writers, poets and scholars on this occasion accolade the Director Information and Public Relations when he announced that Kashmiri magazine “Aalov” and “Kasheer” have again been published by the department.

Well known broadcaster and  Director Commercial Broadcasting Service Radio Kashmir Srinagar Rukhsana Jabeen who presided over the function said the writers should write for the national interest and should come up with good content.

The book release function was also attended by the AMK General Secretary, Dr Syed Shujaat Bukhari, Director Doordarshan Dr Rafiq Masoodi, Urdu Academy president Noor Shah, Qazi Mohammad Amin, Prof Zaman Azurdah, Prof Shad Ramzan, Ayash Aarif, Sajood Sailani, Ranjoor Tilgami, Mashal Sultan Puri, Mohammad Amin Bhat, Shahid Dilnavee, Saaduddin Saidi, M Y Mashhoor and several others.

Renowned Kashmiri poet Abdul Ahad Azad was also remembered on the occasion on his the death anniversary which falls on April 04

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