Jammu, June 22: The Youth Wing of Nami Dogri Sanstha (Regd.) Organised Ek Sham – Aditya Bhanu Ke Naam (First National Prize Winner of AIR) at K. L. Sehgal Hall, Cultural Academy Complex, Jammu. The evening was composed by Famous Composer Ustad Sakhawat Husain Khan and Subhash Lengah in which Prof. Anupama Sharma, Patron, Youth Wing, Nami Dogri Sanstha (Regd.) was the Chief Guest. Smt. Shakuntla Joshi, Social Activist and Educationist was the Guest of Honour. Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, Additional Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture & Languages was the Special Invitee. Shri S. S. Anand Lehar, Renowned Urdu Short Storey Writer, Poet & Sr. Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Patron, Nami Dogri Sanstha (Regd.) Presided over the Function and Advocate Dogra Harish Kaila, President, Nami Dogri Sanstha (Regd.) also shared the dias.
Aditya Bhanu was felicitated by The Youth Wing, Nami Dogri Sanstha (Regd.) and presented with Shawl, A Trophy and Citation by all the dignitaries.
The Chief Guest, Prof. Anupama Sharma while speaking on the occasion appreciated the Songs and Ghazals and also appreciated the singer Aditya Bhanu who sung the compositions in a beautiful manner.
The Guest of Honour, Smt. Shakuntla Joshi shared the Aditya Bhanu’s experiences with the audience and also congratulated NDS (Regd.) for the cause of Music, Literature, Art & Culture.
The Special Invitee Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, Additional Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture & Languages while speaking on the occasion said that Art and Culture are our rich heritage and writers, singers, artistes play an important role in social progress.
Shri S. S. Anand Lehar who Presided over the function congratulated the Aditya Bhanu, Accompanists and Nami Dogri Sanstha. He further said that Musical Evening is of great importance and said that you may take any language but don’t forget your mother tongue Dogri. You may eat any Junk Food but don’t leave eating Dogri recipes.
Aditya Bhanu sung Thumri dadran ghazals, accompanied by On Tabla : Neeraj Verma, On Violin : Nitlesh Vanshu, On Octopad : Khem Kumar Mithu, On Synth : Sunil Sharma Ms Shivangi Lengah, compered the programme in a very befitting manner and Nidhi Kaila read welcome address and Yash Pal ‘Yash’ presented the Vote of Thanks.
Present on the occasion were Khalid Hussain, Famous Punjabi Writer, Vidya Rattan Assi, Famous Urdu Writer, Shri Ravi Mangotra, Sham Talib, President Adbi Kunj, Aaresh Om Dalmotra, Mohan Singh Jamwal, President, Virasat Suraksha Samiti, K. L. Mast, Ravi Razdan, Randhir Singh Raipuria, President, Dogra Mandal, Ramesh Rahi, General Secretary, Dogra Mandal, Rakesh Sharma ‘Tript’, Rajeshwar Bhakhri, P. L. Parihar, Ashok Sharma, Ravi Abrol, Aditya Sharma, Meharban Singh, Amit Gupta, Sudershan Kumar, Deepak Attri, Sunil Khajuria, Shri M. L. Komal, Vice President, NDS, Nidhi Kaila and Ritvick Rohan Kaila.