Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, August 2 : Urdu literature especially the Urdu poetry (shairi) is very impressive and powerful which leaves an indelible impression on the minds of the readers and the listeners.
This was stated by the Haryana Governor Dr. A.R.Kidwai while addressing the Urdu lover audience at a Book Release Function organized by the Haryana Urdu Akademi at Raj Bhavan here today where Six Urdu Books written and edited by eminent Urdu writers and scholars were released by the Governor.
Congratulating all the writers of these books the Governor said that the writers and the poets give directions and suggestions to the people with a view to lead a happy life and they present a real picture of the society through their writing works. He said that the Urdu poetry is considered a strong media to express powerful feelings of human hearts so in today’s context it has become an essential need of the society.
The Six Urdu Books released in the function include Ghunghroo Toot Gaye by Qateel Shifai(Pakistan), Kulliyat-E-Bekal Utsahi by Padam Shri Bekal Utsahi(Balrampur), Ghaur-O-Fikar by Mahavir Prasad Jain (Sonepat), Adabi Safar Ke Pachas Baras by Dr. Kewal Dhir (Ludhiana), Tehrik-E-Azadi Aur Mewat by Kashmiri Lal Zakir (Chandigarh) and Koi Chara Saaz Hota by Dr. Renu Behal (Chandigarh). Mr. K.L. Zakir, Secretary, Haryana Urdu Akademi in his welcome address gave a brief description of all these six books and said that these Urdu Books had been written by eminent Urdu writers which
projected the contemporary historical, literary, cultural and philosophical trends efficiently and effectively. He said that all these books were concerned with the contents which included poetry, stories, history and review of Meo- history. Mr. K.L. Narang and Faruk Argali both eminent Urdu writers gave a critical appreciation of the books Ghunghroo Toot Gaye by Qateel Shifai(Pakistan) and Kulliyat-E-Bekal Utsahi by Padam Shri Bekal Utsahi(Balrampur).
Mrs. Shanta Jain wife of late Urdu writer Mahavir Prasad Jain (Sonepat) presented a critical appreciation of the book Ghaur-O-Fikar written by him. Similarly Mr. Shamus Tabrezi and Sultan Anjum also presented a brief description of other three books released in the function.
Padam Shri Bekal Utsahi (Balrampur) an Urdu poet (Shair) of national and international fame recited some of his popular lyrics and ashairs which were liked and applauded by the audience profusely. The stage of this book release function was conducted by the editor of Haryana Urdu Akademi and a noted shair Mr. Shamus Tabrezi.