Jammu: The department of Urdu, University of Jammu is organizing two day international seminar on the topic “Letter writing in Urdu-Present, Past and future” on 26th and 27th of October 2017. This was disclosed in a press statement by HOD Urdu, Jammu University Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik who is the also director of the seminar.
He informed that during past two years it would be the third international seminar which is being organized by Urdu department on vital topic. The seminar will be inaugurated by Prof. Amitabh Mattoo advisor to Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir (Indian occupied) while Prof. R.D. Sharma Vice Chancellor Jammu University will deliver his presidential address. The main feature of seminar is Key note address of Dr. Taqi Abidi who is a towering Urdu writer. Delegates from Egypt, Canada and Iran are participating in the seminar besides this mega event is being attending by different towering poets & writers of Urdu language of country as well as the state. Giving details of seminar Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik said that four academic sessions will organized in the seminar in which scholars would present their paper on letter writing in present. During the two sessions 16 papers will be presenting. All the papers would be published in book form also so that new generation could be benefitted. The towering poets and writers who are expecting to participate in seminar included Prof. Saghir Afrahim, Prof.Ali Javed, Prof. Khwaja Ekram, Prof. Shafiq Ashrafi, Prof. Masood Siraj, Prof. Arifa Bushra, Prof. Shahpar Rasool, Dr.Asif Malik Aleemi, Dr.Javed Mughal, Dr. Ashiq Choudhary, Dr. S.M.Shafi, Dr. Aijaz Hussain Shah, Dr. Ragib Deshmukh, Dr. Shehnaz Qadri and others.During the seminar Sham-E-Ghazal and Sham-E-Afsana could be also organized.