Awantipora MBBS student publishes debut Urdu poetry book ‘Jalti Shamma’

Suhail Nisar says writing is his hobby and a journey of self-discovery for him

Pampore: Suhail Nisar, the son of Nisar Ahmad Beigh and a second-year MBBS student from South Kashmir’s Awantipora area has achieved a significant milestone in his literary journey with the release of his inaugural Urdu book “Jalti Shamma”.
The collection features uniquely styled and bittersweet poetry that explores the intricacies of love and life, underscoring Suhail’s mastery in English, Urdu, and occasionally Kashmiri. A proficient writer in multiple languages, he skillfully incorporates emotions into his verses, evident in lines like “I often forget things placed on the windowsill” and “Something hidden in the corners of the heart cannot be forgotten”.
The grand book release ceremony was held at Government Degree College Charar-e-Shareef Budgam, which was organized by a group of intellectuals and graced by the esteemed Principal. Dr Uqab Ali Baba anchored the event which witnessed the participation of distinguished dignitaries from both the medical and literary domains.
Among the dignitaries present were Dr Nazr ul Ameen Gaash, Dr Firdous Ahmad, Dr Shabir Ahmad, Dr Sakhi Irfan Shah, Dr Tariq Ahmad, Dr Tafseer Ayubi, Dr Faiqa, Dr Siyar Ahmad, Dr Shameem Ahmad, Dr Mohsin Ahmad Mir, Dr Aziz ul Rahman Baig, Dr Aasiya, Dr Khushnuma, and Dr Anbiya.
Technical support for the book release ceremony was expertly provided by a dedicated team, including Sajid Ashraf Wani, Raqib Ahmad, and Parvaiz Ahmad. Their proficiency and assistance played a crucial role in ensuring the seamless execution of the event, highlighting the convergence of literature and technology.
The ceremony celebrated the synergy of medicine and literature, showcasing Suhail Nisar’s commendable ability to weave poetic tales. As the budding writer embarks on this literary journey, well-wishers extend their hopes for a bright and prosperous future ahead.
Speaking to Kashmir Reader, Suhail said it took him about two years to complete the 106-page book. “I had a passion for writing poetry in English, Urdu, Kashmiri, and Hindi since childhood.”
Suhail said that writing is his hobby and a journey of self-discovery for him. He expressed gratitude to his family members, especially his grandfather, for their help in writing this book, and with their guidance, he succeeded despite challenges.


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