Pr Secy inaugurates JKAACL’s first ever Rashtriya Dogri Kavi Sammelan
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) today organised Rashtriya Dogri Kavi Sammelan at Abhinav Theatre to commemorate the celebration of 75th Republic Day.
This is for the first time in the history of Jammu and Kashmir that JKAACL is organising Rashtriya Dogri Kavi Sammelan under the direction of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.
The event was inaugurated by Principal Secretary of Culture, Suresh Kumar Gupta, in the presence of Padamshree Mohan Singh and Secretary, JKAACL, Bharat Singh and other guests.
On the occasion, Secretary JKAACL highlighted the significant role and place of the Dogri language in the art and culture of the region. He added that we should feel honoured to speak the Dogri language in our homes as a token of love and respect for our mother tongue. In this regard, he emphasised the role of women in guiding their children towards embracing their own dialect and speaking Dogri.
The Sammelan witnessed participation of renowned poets like Professor Lalit Magotra, Padamshree Jitender Udhampuri, Prakash Premi, Vijay Sharma, Ashok Angurana, Vijay Verma, Naseeb Singh Manhas, Susheel Begana, Vijaya Thakur, Bishan Singh Dardi, Brij Mohan, Promila Manhas, Randhir Singh Raipuria, Narinder Singh Chib, Abdul Qadir Kundriyan, Pawan Verma, Yash Paul Yash, Kuldeep Kippi, Ranbir Singh Chib and Sahil Badyal.
The Principal Secretary stated that the main motive for organising this event was to boost and promote the Dogri language. He added that this Rashtriya Dogri Kavi Sammelan will be a regular feature in the coming years.
Many renowned artists and people, especially the youth in large numbers were present on the occasion.
Reeta Khadyal presented the vote of thanks while Amar Chouhan conducted the proceedings of the event.