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Rs 50,000 cheque presented to Seth Rafi on behalf of CM

Hajini, others visit ailing artist, writer; assure more help


Secretary, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Friday presented a cheque of Rs 50,000 to ailing artist-writer, Seth Rafi. The artist has been ailing for the past couple of months.
A prominent humourist and writer, Seth Rafi, who is the sole breadwinner of his family, got the financial help after Secretary Academy, Dr. Aziz Hajini took up the issue with the state chief minister.
Giving details, Dr. Hajini said that the chief minister, who is also the President of the Academy, has been kind enough to sanction an amount of rupees fifty thousand out of his relief fund for the ailing artist for whom recommendation was made by the Academy last month. The ailing artist thanked the Secretary Academy for coming to his help. The Secretary was accompanied by noted artists - Tariq Javed, Ayash Arif, Mushtaque Ali Ahmad Khan, and Gul Javed.