Srinagar :January 28 : A graceful function to felicitate Mohammad Amin Bhat recently elected President of Adbee Markaz Kamraz along with other office bearers was organised by Kashmir Music Club at Seminar Hall of Cultural Acadamey today
The function was Presided by Rtd Justice Bashir Ahmad Kirmani.
Prof M Zaman Azurda was the guest of honour and M Amin Bhat the chief guest .
Poets writers artists and members of civil society were present in the function.
Welcoming the guests Chairman Kasmir music Club and noted Music master Waheed jeelani said this function was organised to send around the word that in preservation of our art culture and language we are all on one page and Adbee Markaz Kamraz has to play an important role in this behalf .
A brief and informative note regarding Adbee Markaz Kamraz was presented by Scholar Riyazul Hassan.
While Bhat thanked the organisers for holding such a graceful function he assured the audience that it has been and will continue to be the policy of Markaz to take all stake holders along.
Prof Azurda was all praise for the long history of Markaz in boosting Kashmiri language and literature he appreciated the choice of new leadership of the Markaz with special reference to Amin Bhat.
Famous film and TV actor Zamir Ashai who too was part of the presidium also praised the Markaz and its President MAmin for his versatility and leadership qualities
In his presidential adress Mr Kirmani emphasised that the new leadership of Markaz had assumed office at a crucial juncture of our cultural history He expressed the hope that the able leadership with the guidance of our living legends will emerge successful. He extended greetings and good wishes to Amin Bhat and his team.
Those who spoke on the occasion and extended their greetings to Amin Bhat his team included Mr Shabir Mujahid Dr Rafiq Masudi ,Umar Imtiyaz , Gulzar Ahmad Ganai while Abid Ahmad Editor English Sheeraza presented vote of thanks
Vice President 2 of the Markaz Javid Mawari and Gen Secretary Shabnum Tilgami also thanked the organisers of the event.
Prominent cultural personalities Ustad Abdul Rashid Hafiz Raja Bilal film maker Mushtaq Bala Theaterist Mushtaq Ali Ahmad writer Salim Salik Singer Mir Muneer and many important cultural activists besides the Markaz functionaries Secretary Farooq Shaheen Treasurer Majeed Majazi .
Media Secretary Jameel Ansari and Librarian Zahoor Hygami were present and also filicitated in the function
The traditional Kashmiri style of felicitation which included burning of Isband , Dastarbandi and presenting the traditional busrakh were a very special feature of the event
The function was professionally anchored by famous broadcaster Azhar Hajini who quoted from Kashmiri poetry to link the function