Sanskriti Manch pays glowing tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Paash, others

Sanskriti Manch pays glowing tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Paash, others


Jammu, March 23 (Scoop) – To commemorate the Shahidi Divas (martyrdom day) of freedom fighter Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev and revolutionary poet Paash, Sanskriti Manch Jammu (SMJ) organized a special programme here today. Prominent writers and citizens participated in the programme in which glowing tributes were paid to the revolutionaries and freedom fighters.

Well known Hindi poet and writer Maharaj Krishan Santoshi , theatrist and founder of Rangyug group Deepak Kumar and Abhimanyu Sharma, President, SMJ presided over the function.

Bhagat Singh who is considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, was hanged by British rulers of colonial India along with Rajguru and Sukhdev today on March 23, 1931.

A poster exhibition depicting thoughts of Bhagat Singh and revolutionary poems of Paash was also organized on the occasion. Written in vivid colours, poster exhibition evoked great interest among intellectuals and writers attending the programme.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Santoshi who also chaired a session on poetry recitation, highlighted the danger of resurgence of Capitalism. He also paid glowing tributes to all the freedom fighters and poet Paash. Mr Deepak Kumar highlighted the need to re-establish thoughts and vision of Bhagat Singh in the present times.

Mr. Abhimanyu Sharma, in his address, said various studies have established the fact that Bhagat Singh was a great warrior. Bhagat Singh’s writings in paper “Kriti”, his letters and personal diary point to the fact that why he was Shaheed-e-Azam. He also announced that Sanskriti Manch Jammu (SMJ) will very soon start a lecture series in memory of Comrade Dhanvantri.

Earlier, Rajkumar Behrupiya read out memorable revolutionary poems of Avtar Paash. Young dramatist Avnish Sharma presented a programme in memory of Bhagat Singh. He also read out letters written by Bhagat Singh to Sukhdev besides reciting Punjabi translation of poems written by Balbir Parvana and Jagtar on Bhagat Singh. Punjabi translation was done by poet and founder of SMJ Manoj Sharma.

In the second-half of programme, young, poets of the city recited their poems. Shakti Singh read out his Hindi poem, Dheeraj Kesar read his poems in Dogri, Surinder ‘Neer’ in Punjabi and Liaquat Zaffar in Urdu.

The programme was compared by general secretary of SMJ Sheikh Mohmmad Kalyan


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