RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Arts Council in collaboration with Josh Memorial Committee arranged a mushaira in memory of Josh Malihabadi in connection with Josh Malihabadi’s 33rd death anniversary.
Renowned poet and scholar Dr Ahsan Akbar presided over the ceremony while Prof Maqsood Jaffery was chief guest and Saud Saher was guest of honor on the occasion.
Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmed and Chairperson Josh Memorial Committee, Tabbasum Ikhlaq welcomed the honorable guests.
The poets who paid rich tribute to Josh Malihabadi were Hassan Abbas Raza, Nasir Aqeel, Abdul Qadir Tabban, Dr Farhat Abbas, Rashida Maheen Malik, Farooq Hyder, Alyas Babar, Manzar Naqvi, Mazhar Masud, Farah Deeba, Junaid Naseem, Naeem Qureshi, Safdar Jaffery, Tabbasum Ikhlaq and Yawar Azeem. Dr Ahsan Akbar addressing on the occasion said that Josh got that place due to diversity in everything.
Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmed said that Josh did not belong to any organization but he is poet of sub-continent and thousands of people love revolutionary poet.