Annual “Kashir Conference” in Poonch

June 28, 2012

‘Focus to unite Kashmiri litterateurs’ 

Adbee Markaz Kamraz is holding this year’s annual “Kashir Conference” inPoonch , focus of which is to unite the poets and writers of Kashmiri language, spread all across the country. Significantly, the participants of the Conference will travel through Mughal Road to Poonch town, as a mark of rediscovering the collective culture and civilisation of different regions of the State.

The 33rd two-day conference will begin on July 2. The AMK caravan will leave from Srinagar on July 1st, Sunday 9 am and  will make brief halts enroute Poonch, including Shopian and Surankote.

The main purpose to hold this year’s Kashmir Conference” in Poonch, is that the Pir Panchal region has a rich literary and cultural history. The main focus of this year’s conference is to unite all the poets and writers of Kashmiri language, residing in different states, to provide them a platform to deliberate upon the issues of their mother tongue.  It also aims to draw the line of action to give impetus to its efforts for promotion and preservation of Kashmiri language. “AMK is committed to take along all the regions of the state for the cause of Kashmiri language and literature; after holding annul conference in Kashtwar in 2010, this year’s annualconference in Poonch is reiteration of our commitment,” said Dr Shujaat Bukhari.

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