Pluralistic ethos of JK to be beacon for generations to come: Adv Sharma
Jammu, Dec 12:
Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, KK Sharma today said that the pluralistic ethos
of Jammu and Kashmir is a long and living example which can act as a beacon for
generations to come all over the world.
The Advisor was
speaking at a function organized by Funkar Cultural Organization and J&K
Cultural Council to release a book titled ‘Hope in Despair (Stories of Courage
in Kashmir)’ written by Sunanda Nehru
Jammu University, Manoj Kumar Dhar, prominent writers, intellectuals and
academicians were present on the occasion.
The Advisor said
that the recorded history of Kashmir is replete with the examples of saints and
seers who have through their writings and preaching been the icons of mutual
brotherhood and pluralistic values.
to the rich Reshi Order of the Valley, the Advisor said “Teachings of
these great people have stood the test of time and they are more relevant in
today’s context and the onus is now on us to ensure their propagation so that
an era of peace prevails globally.”
while complimenting the author for bringing forth the stories of the people who
have contributed immensely in catalyzing the socio-educational and cultural
circles of the Valley, hoped that more authors and researchers would carry
forward the work and come up with different books on related themes.
Jammu University, Prof Manoj Dhar also spoke on the occasion and complimented
the author for coming up with the research oriented literature.
GR Hasrat Gadda, also spoke on the occasion and presented a brief about the
read a comprehensive paper about the contents of the book.
Advisor met a deputation of Laghu Udyog Bharti led by its present Rajinder
Gupta who projected several issues related to medium and small industries in
assured the deputation that the issues projected would be looked into for