Poets from across the world to attend mushaira on March 3
LUDHIANA: Adeeb International in association with Nehru Sidhant Kendre Trust, Ludhiana, will organise the 40th Annual Jashn-e-sahir on March 3. The event will be held at Panday Auditorium of Nehru Sidhant Kendre, Feroze Gandhi Market.
Kewal Dheer, chairperson, Adeeb International, said Bushra Rahman, novelist, poetess and member of Pakistan national assembly will be the chief guest. Rehman, who was earlier presented the Annual Adeeb Award, will be conferred with the title 'Malka-e-sukhan'.
The international mushaira will have poets from across the world. Farhat Perveen ( America), Gulshan Khanna (UK), Rahat Indori (Mumbai), Rajesh Reddy ( Mumbai), Manzar Bhopali (Bhopal), Agha Sarosh ( Hyderabad), Abdul Rehman (Delhi), Haseeb Soz (Uttar Pradesh), Wasim Malik (Surat), Shahid Mahuli (Delhi), Moein Shadab (Delhi), Mekash Amrohi (Uttar Pradesh), Jasbir Daver ( Gujarat) and Zero Wandbi are expected to participate.
This year, the Annual Sahir Awards will be conferred upon Abdal Bela director general, Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad, and Ashfaq Hussain, director of Asia Television from Canada.
The Annual Adeeb Awards will be presented to A Rahman, chairperson, International Urdu Trust, Delhi, Amar Varma, chairperson, Star Publications, Delhi, and Rajesh Badal, executive director, Rajyasabha Television, Delhi, for their contribution in the fields of literature, arts and culture.