Published On: Fri, Dec 7th, 2018
Published in Category: Rawalpindi

Josh paid tremendous tribute at RAC

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RAWALPINDI: The Josh Adabi Foundation and Josh Memorial Committee in collaboration with Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) organized a Literary Conference here to mark 124th birth anniversary of the revolutionary poet, Josh Malihabadi.

Renowned scholar Dr. Ghazanfer Mehdi presided over the conference while famous fiction writer Hameed Shahid was chief guest.

Addressing on the occasion Dr. Ghazanfer Mehdi said that the poetry of Josh had a vital place in Urdu literature. It was need of the time to promote literary work of the revolutionary poet.

Hameed Shahid addressing the participants said, Josh was a poet of nature and due to his revolutionary ideas, he became famous forever. More research work on his poetry should be initiated which was the need of time, he added.

Farrukh Jamal grandson of Josh Malihabadi said that name of Josh would be prominent in Urdu till end of this world. Tabassum Ikhlaq granddaughter of Josh also threw light on the life and work of Josh Malihabadi.

Later, a mehfil-e-mushaira was also held in which poets Naseem-e-Sahar, Wafa Chisti, Hassan Abbas Raza, Moeed Malik, Arshad Malik, Abdul Qadir Tabban and others paid tribute to Josh Malihabadi through their poetry.

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