Thursday, 28 June 2012


Radio Kashmir, Srinagar organizes
Seminar on Kashmiri Prose-

 One day seminar on “POST INDEPENDENCE KASHMIRI PROSE” was organized by Radio Kashmir, Srinagar on 26th of June 2012. Smt. Rukhsana Jabeen, Programme Head, Radio Kashmir, Srinagar presented the welcome address. Ms. T. Dolkar, ADG          (NR–I&II) presented the keynote address and highlighted the purpose of holding this seminar. The seminar was held in two sessions i.e. Session 1st on “Kashmiri Novel & Kashmiri Drama” and Session 2nd “On Kashmiri Short Story & Poetic Symposium in Urdu”. Dr. Basher Bashir (Chairman, Sheikh-ul-Aalam Chair, University of Kashmir) presented his paper on Kashmiri novel, Padamshree Moti Lal Kemu read out his paper on Kashmiri Drama and Prof. Shafi Shouq (Eminent Writer) spoke on Kashmiri Short Story. The panel of observers comprising of prominent writers and thinkers like Prof. Majeed Muzmar, Film Maker and Theatrist  M. K. Raina, Ayash Aarif, Dr. Aziz Hajini, (Convener Kashmiri Advisory Board, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi) Prof. Shad Ramzan and Mushtaq Ahmad Mushtaq took part in the discussion on the papers. The 1st session was chaired by Mohammad Yousuf Teng (Noted Writer and Scholar whereas Justice (Rtd.) Bashir Ahmad Kirmani was the Chief Guest. Additional Director General of All India Radio Ms. T. Dolkar was the Guest of Honour for the day. 2nd session was chaired by Padamshree Prof. Hamidi Kashmiri (Noted Poet, Writer, Critic and former Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University) while as Farooq Nazki (Noted Poet and Broadcaster) was the Chief Guest.

A poetic symposium in Urdu was a part of 2nd session in which prominent poets like Rafiq Raaz, Hamdam Kashmiri, Sultan-ul-Haq Shaheedi, Farooq Nazki, Prof. Syed Raza, Dr. Nikhat Nazar, Hamidi Kashmiri and Parveen Raja presented their poems.

Vote of thanks was presented by Sr. Programme Executive, Mr. Shamshad Kralwari.

Some Glimpses of the Seminar

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