A huge gathering of Urdu lovers witnessed a 2-day Urdu conference at Tagore Hall, Srinagar on Dec 14-15, 2015, organised by the J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages.
Several prominent speakers presented their papers highlighting the role being played by different Urdu organisations and government departments, besides, suggesting how to boost the usage of Urdu language in Jammu and Kashmir. Prominent poet & broadcaster Faroq Nazki presided over the function. Several publications of Cultural Academy were also released during the event. Amongst, those who shared the dais were Aziz Hajini, G N Khyal, Kachu Isfandyar, M Y Teng, Nazir Malik, Nazir Fida, Altaf Anjum, Rafiq Raaz, Rafiq Masoodi and Nazir Azad.
Report by: Ali Shaida, JK Desk, Srinagar (J&K), Dec 16, 2015, firstname.lastname@example.org