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JKAACL Seminar highlights contribution of GN Gowhar

Several noted persons from the literary field participated


KNS

Charar-e-Sharief, Aug 09 (KNS): A day-long seminar titled ‘Ghulam Nabi Gowhar’ was held at Govt. Degree College Charar-e-Sharief, in memory of writer-novelist Ghulam Nabi Gowhar. Several noted persons from the literary field participated in the seminar and spoke at length about the author.
Prof. Mohd. Zaman Azurdah, Rafiq Raaz, Bashar Bashir, Abdul Ahad Hajini, Shabir Ahmad Shabir, Dr. Riyazul Hassan and Badrudin Muqeem were among the list of speakers at the seminar. All of them read extensive papers on the late writer.
The seminar organized by JKAACL was presided over by Prof. Bashar Bashir. Prof. Mohd. Zaman Azurdah, Rafiq Raaz, Muzaffar Ahmad Tak, Dr. Tabassum Rafiq and Shahwar Gowhar were also in the presidium.
Apart from highlighting the contribution of GN Gowhar through in-depth papers, poetic tributes were also paid to the late writer-novelist by several poets of the Valley.
Earlier in her welcome address Principal Degree College, Charar-e-Sharief, Dr. Tabassum Rafiq lauded the efforts of the JKAACL in highlighting the contribution of eminent writers like Gowhar.
The proceedings of the programme were conducted by Assistant Editor Encyclopaedia, Dr. Syed Iftikhar Ahmad Shah. Chief Editor Encyclopaedia, Muzaffar Ahmad Tak presented vote of thanks. (KNS)