Indo Pak Mushaira a successful event
(Sep 14,2015) – Bazm-e-Ahbab Canada (Friendly circle) true to its reputation in staging some highly successful events organized yet another memorable and successful poetry concert (Mushaira) in which notable and popular poets from India and Pakistan participated. Mr. Asif Jamie welcomed the gathering and highlighted the valuable services by the organization in conducting Free Weekend Urdu classes.
Mr. Nazimuddin Maqbool, a popular poet, writer and radio broadcaster conducted the proceedings in his usual fascinating style. It was presided by senior Urdu icon Mr. Sahar Ansari. Muneeef Ashhar, Rahman Khawar, Zakia Ghazal represented Pakistani side. From Indian side Dr Taqi Abedi, Rajesh Reddy some of his popular ghazals sang by great late Jagjit Singh, Tahir Faraz, (Bahut Khubsoorat ho tum fame), and Sunil Kumar Tang who is very famous for his witty and humorous poetry presented their best selection to the delight of the audience. Poetry touched the hearts and souls and its enchantment mesmerized the poetry lovers.
Mr. Ashgar Ali Golo, the Con Gen of Pakistan also addressed the gathering and advised that by living in the Western world it is good to convey our cultural heritage to the younger generation. Such gathering also serves as a vital tool of peace and harmony.