Saturday, March 24, 2012


Srinagar Mar 24 (Only Kashmir):It was a different nature of news from SDP president Dr Darakhshan Andrabi today. Her Kashmiri poetry collection Chaman Barg Rez was released today at Abhinav Theatre Jammu at a gracious function. The book was released by the Union Minister of New & Renewable energy Dr Farooq Abdullah in presence of J&K Minister of Tourism & Culture Nawang Rigzin Jora, Deputy Speaker of Legislative Council Mohammad Yousuf Teng, Commissioner Secretary Tourism & Secretary J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Mr Atul Duloo amid a galaxy of intellectuals, media persons, bureaucrats, writers and prominent citizens from different walks of life. The released book contains poems that have been written during the last fifteen years of turmoil in the state.
on the occasion Dr Abdullah asked Nawang Rigzin Jora to forward the recommendation of the state for conferring Padma Shree to Dr Darakhshan keeping in view her political, social and intellectual contribution. In his address Dr Farooq Abdullah said that he was thrilled to see the creative talent of the politician Darakhshan and this pursuit of her has established her as the intellectual politician of our state. He said that Darakhshan’s contribution to Urdu and Kashmiri literature is of immense importance and significance and she is going represent the genius of Jammu & Kashmir into whole of the world.
singer Deepali Wattal thrilled the jam packed Abhinav Theatre audience by singing two melodious ghazals of Darakhshan Andrabi.(OK)


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