Bandipora, Jan27: District Information Centre (DIC) Bandipora on Sunday organised a multilingual Mushaira at Bandipora in collaboration with Literary Forum Bandipora (LFB).
Senior writer and poet Ali Mohammad Aseer presided over the Mushaira while Ghulam Nabi Zahid and Mir Dachigami were Guests of Honour on the occasion.
The literary event was attended by poets, civil society members, students and members of print and electronic media.
Prominent poets of Bandipora including Mubashir Nazki, Sufi Showkat, Mohammad Yousuf Khayaat, Mir Dachigami, Gh Nabi Zahid, Ali Mohammad Aseer, Rouf Ghayal, Gh Hassan Tayir, Ragib Rashid, Ghulam Mohammad Gulaal, Manzoor Qayasi, Saif Rampuri, Mubashir Muztarib, Shabir Shabnam, Gh Mohiud din Muztir, Mohammad Shafi, Shah Bashir Ahmad, Shafqat Irshad and Peerzada Mubarak
Some young poets including Aqeel Ahmad, Bilal Rehmani, Mir Tariq also presented their poetry for the first time which was appreciated by the audience present on the occasion. Mansoor Muntazir conducted the proceedings of the Mushaira.
The poets presented their poetry on diverse topics and enthralled the audience. Speaking on the occasion, President LFB appreciated the efforts of the District Information Centre Bandipora for playing key role in organizing literary activities in the district. He hoped that the department will continue to hold such literary events in future to provide a platform to the young poets and writers.