Speakers stress for safeguarding Kashmiri language, literature.
BANDIPORA, JULY 22: An impressive function was today held at Higher Secondary school Sumbal in memory of late professor Mohi-u-din Hajini on the eve of his 25th annual day. A galaxy of literary personalities,poets, writers and intellectuals participated in the function.
The function was organized by Halqa e Adab Sonawari in collaboration with State Academy of Art, Culture and Languages.
The function was presided over by Vice Chancellor Islamic University of Science and Technology, professor Mushtaq Ahmad Sidiqi while as Secretary Cultural Academy Dr Aziz Hajni, president Adbi Markaz Kamraz Farooq Rafiaabadi and president Halqa Adab Sonawari Abdul Ahad Hajini shared the presidium.
In his presidential address professor Sadiqi threw light on the teachings and philosophy of Late Mohi- ud-din Hajini and said that he was a prolific writer of his age and worked for the upliftment of Kashmiri language and literature with a missionary zeal.
Secretary Cultural Academy Dr Aziz Hajini presented the key note address and gave a historical background of the Hajni Day.He said the best way to pay tributes to late Haji is to carry forward his mission of safeguarding Kashmiri language and literature.
Others who spoke on the occasion include Farooq Rafiaabadi, Fayaz Tilgami, Mohammad Amin Bhat.
On the occasion, this year’s khilati Hajini was awarded to Mr Sonauallah Niyaz.
Two Kashmiri books written by Majeed Majazi and Abdul Ahad Hajini were also released on the occasion.