The Vice Chancellor of Jammu university Prof. M.P. Singh Ishar today released the autobiography of Dr Satya Pal Ved in a simple but an impressive function. The function was organized by Shyama Publication Jammu in collaboration with department of Urdu, University of Jammu in the Prof. Gian Chand Jain seminar hall of the department. The autobiography of Dr S P Ved titled “JUDAEE KA DARD” in Urdu and its version IN Hindi “BICHHODDE KI PEERA” were released by the vice chancellor in presence of galaxy of intellectuals, prominent citizens , scholars and university teachers. The Book Release function was presided over by Noted Urdu poet Bashir Bhaderwahi while Vice chancellor of Jammu University Prof. M.P. Singh Ishar graced the occasion as Chief Guest and author of the book Dr S P. Ved also grace the presidium.
At the very outset the HOD Urdu Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik presented a welcome address. He described the autobiography of Dr Ved a great contribution to Urdu language as well as Hindi language in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Prof. Shohab Malik threw light on the art of autobiography and inform the audience about some of the autobiographies written in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He informed that “JUDAEE KE DARD” had many aspects it presents all the happenings which had happened in the life of Dr s p Ved, his writings is realistic and he had brought a clear picture of partition, his schooling , his family, and his service in a beautiful manner.
The Vice Chancellor of Jammu University Prof. M.P. Singh Ishar while speaking on the occasion said that Dr S.P. Ved had nicely and honestly written his autobiography which gives a message to the youth “How to struggle in life and achieve their goals with grace and dignities”. He further said that his autobiography give a message “How man of Prudence should maintain his balance even during crisis. The 1947 disturbances how affected the lives and career of the masses and the communal riots tarnished the age-oil brotherhood and fellow feeling each and every where. The author has discussed all this in a beautiful manner said Prof. M.P. Singh Ishar. He further added that at the time of partition how certain people stood together and forcefully condemned all this without any communal bias. Many such examples have been quoted in the autobiography who were still united and maintain communal harmony when partition took place. Prof. M.P. Singh Ishar congratulated the author for bringing a valuable book on Stall. He also congratulated department of Urdu and shyama Publication for organizing the literary function at the campus frequently and assured his full support for organizing these types of functions in near future.
In his presidential address Bashir Bhaderwahi described Dr S.P. Ved a renowned scholars who had authored so many books which had been widely appreciated by the people of all the walks of life. His book “How Partition Rocked J&K” according to Bashir Bhaderwahi has earn mass appreciation and has become the widely read book which had been recommended by many universities and institutions in their syllabi throughout the country. The author has been also awarded emeritus Fellowship BY University Grants Commission New Delhi on the topic “ Identity and Assertion of Paharies in Jammu and Kashmir State :A case Study” . Bashir Bhaderwahi described the autobiography a valuable in the sense that it presents the cultural ethos of various parts of the state of J&K. He congratulated the author of brining out this valuable book.
Earlier two critical papers on the Book were read by Dr A R Manhas in Urdu and Dr Niharica Subash in Hindi. The author of the book Dr S.P. Ved also spoke on the occasion and shared his experiences of his life with the audience. The audience also asked various question to the author regarding his life and struggle which he replied in a perfect manner. The proceedings of the program was conducted by Mr Vijay Atri , Asstt Dean Cultural Affairs, Jammu University while vote of thanks was presented by Ajay VAID of Shyama Publication. Prominent who were present on the occasion included Jb Khursheed Kazmi, Jb Rahit Hussain, Mr Ved Bushan Gupta and Dr D L Chudhary Administrator General Zorawar Singh Auditorium Jammu University.