POETS COME TOGETHER AT HAIKU UTSAV
CHANDIGARH: The aspiring poets of Punjabi, scattered in mainland Punjab as well as abroad, huddled together on Sunday at the Press Club, Chandigarh, to celebrate the Haiku Utsav2012.
Organised by the Punjabi Haiku Forum, some 30 Haiku poets from cities across Punjab such as Faridkot, Mandi Gobindgarh, Ludhiana, Mansa, Bathinda, Patiala and Chandigarh came here to participate in the meet, which was presided over by Gurmeet Sandhu from US.
Interestingly, the forum took birth on the pages of Facebook a few years ago. Simranjit Singh an Mphil student from Patiala read a paper on the genesis of the Punjabi Haiku and its place in Punjabi literature.