Srinagar: Kashmir University’s Markaz-i-Noor, Centre for Shaikh-ul Aalam (RA) Studies in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art Culture and Languages Monday organized a book release function in the campus.
A University spokesman said that two books Rysh Wa’re authored by Prof Manzoor Ahmad Fazili and Bol Anmol (Pahari translation of Kalam-i-Shaikh) by Nayeem Karnahi were released on the occasion.
Prof Bashar Basher, Chairman Markaz-i-Noor, welcomed the participants and spoke about literary heritage of Kashmir. He congratulated the authors for their valuable contribution in the literary field.
The function was presided over by Prof Mehraj-ud Din Mir, Officiating Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir. Zafar Manhas, Former Secretary J&K Cultural Academy & MLC, was the chief guest while prominent writer Farooq Nazki was the guest of honour.
In his address, Prof Mehraj-ud-Din urged youngsters to come forward and contribute in the field of literature.
The CUK V-C also lauded the role of Markaz-i-Noor in disseminating the message of Shaikh-ul-Aalam (RA) among common masses, especially the younger generation. “The multi-directional way of working of Markaz-i-Noor in the fields of research, publication and outreach programmes is quite laudable,” he said.
The function was attended by a galaxy of well-known personalities, writers and scholars of Kashmir.