JAMMU, JANUARY 27: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today said J&K will host the first-ever Dogri Kavi Sammelan in the coming days as a part of Republic Day celebrations.
“The first-ever Dogri Kavi Sammelan will be organized in J&K in the coming days as a part of Republic Day celebrations,” he said.
Sinha was speaking at ‘Akhil Bhartiya’ Kavi Sammelan at Abhinav Theatre Jammu, today.
Popular Poets of J&K and across the states and UTs of the country joined the event organized by the J&K Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages to celebrate the 75th Republic Day.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor welcomed the veteran and acclaimed poets to J&K UT. He highlighted the important role of literary personalities and events like Kavi Sammelan in shaping new ideas.
“A poet, thinker, and writer is also a mystic who shapes new ideas and viewpoints and ignites young minds with dreams, vision, and new resolve. Our country has a rich and proud tradition of Kavi Sammelans and they have made immense contributions to national integration,” the Lt Governor said.
Such events not only bring together the literary talent but also celebrate our linguistic and cultural heritage, the Lt Governor further added.
Today’s Kavi Sammelan witnessed the participation of Upendra Pandey, Sh Dinesh Raghuvanshi, Akhilesh Mishra, Sudeep Bhola, Dr. Vishnu Saxena, Rajesh Aggarwal, Dr. Shailendra Madhur, Sh Ajay Atpattu, Kalpana Shukla, Dr Satish Vimal, Prof Raj Kumar, Prof Nirmal Vinod and other acclaimed poets and young talent who enthralled the audience with their rhythmic poetry recitation.
Suresh Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary, Culture Department; Sh Anand Jain, ADGP Jammu; Ramesh Kumar, Divisional Commissioner Jammu; Sh Bharat Singh Manhas, Secretary JKAACL; renowned artists and people, especially the youth in large numbers were present