HAJIN: Halqa Adab Hajin Sonawari on Sunday organised one day annual meeting here at higher secondary school which was attended by local people, poets, scholars and government officials.
The programme started with the session in memory of Late Altaf Niyaz and Katha Bath (talk) with Dr Aziz Hajini, former secretary art and cultural Academy. Late Prof Altaf Niyaz was remembered and his literary work was appreciated.
On the occasion two articles read by Shakir Shafi and Shehbaz Hakabari highlighted the life and literary works of Late Niyaz.
A Mushaira was also held in which more than a dozen poets participated. Sagar Sarafraz also presented his poetry in the session presided over by the joint director education Mehboob Hussain. Sonaullah Niyaz, Syed Akhtar Mansoor and president of Halka Adab, Ab Ahad Hajani were also present on the occasion.
In the second session which was presided over by DC Bandipora Shahbaz Mirza, an interaction programme “Katha Baatha” was held with former secretary of J&K cultural academy, Dr Aziz Hajini in which Fayaz Tilgami recited an article highlighting the literary works of Hajini.