Jameel Ansari Srinagar Dated: 11-07-2018
Rich tributes were paid to prolific writer, Poet and Calligraphist Alhaj Fazil Kashmiri on his 14th Death Anniversary. In this connection, a function was organized at Seminar Hall of the Academy which was attended by prominent writers, Artists and people belonging from different walks of life.
The function was presided over by Prof. Farooq Fayaz, while Jb. Rafiq Raz, Secretary JKAACL Dr. Aziz Hajini and Son of Late Fazil Kashmiri Syed Zeshan Fazil were also in the presidium. The function started with Naat recitation of Renowned Naat Khaawn, Abdul Hassan Farooqi and folk Singer Abdul Gaffar Dar Kanihami presented Kalam-i- Fazil Kashmiri.In his welcome address, Secretary JKAACL described Fazil Kashmiri a Legend who has contributed a lot to Kashmiri language and Literature.
Mr. Rafiq Raz presented his paper “Kashmiri Culture in the Poetry of Fazil Kashmiri” which was applauded by the audience. Fazil Memorial awards were presented by Fazil Memorial Committee in favour of Sultan-ul- Haq Shaheedi, Gh. Nabi Aatash and Dr. Nazir Azad. A literary Megazine “BAYAD-i-FAZIL” was also released on the occasion. Prof Farooq Fayaz in his presidential address congratulated the Academy for organizing such useful and purposeful function and desired to work more seriously on various literary aspects of Fazil Kashmiri.
Syed Zeeshan Fazil presented vote of thanks. Others who were present on the occasion include Abdal Mehjoor, Gh Nabi Noorani, Gh Rasool Azad, Shabir Mujahid, Mushtaq Bala ,G. R. Hasrat Gada, Sultan ul Haq Shaheedi, Riyaz ul Ameen,Aejaz Ahmad Kakroo,Syed Reyan Fazil, Dr. Hasrat Hussain, Mufti Riyaz,Nisar Bala, Dildar Ashraf Shah,Sunaullah Mashgool,Mohad Ashraf Tak, Farhat Lone, Dr Shahnawaz,Jawaid Iqbal Khan,Dr.Syed Iftikhar,Dr Gulzar Ahmad, Maqbool Sajid, Jameel Ansari, Gulab Saifi. Proceeings of the function were conducted my renowned Broadcaster Rasheed Nizami.