Chrar-e-Sharif (Budgam): “Gulban-e-Khyal ” 3rd book comprising urdu poetry of noted poet and well known physician of jammu and kashmir, Dr Gazanfar Ali was released on Saturday at an impressive live function held at the conference Hall of Life Foundation, Chrari- Sharif.
Kashmir Market Adab-w-Saqafat, Chrari- Sharif organised both off- line and on – line functions to mark the release of the book.
The on- line function was presided over by renowned writer, scholar and poet, Professor Mohammad Zamaan Azurda whereas Head of the Department Jamia Milia Delhi, Eraq Raza Zedi was guest of honour.
The Proceedings of the book release function was conducted by the Secretary, Kashmir Markaz Ada-w-Saqafat, Inayat Gul in highly professional manner.
A selected gathering of local poets, writers , teaching faculty of Life Foundation and prominent citizens of shah-re -Almdaar including Adv. Waseem Rasool , Nazir salik, Yaseen Madhosh were also present present on the occasion.
The off-line function, held to mark the release of Dr Gazanfar Ali’s ” Gulban-e- Khayal ” took off with the recitation of Quranic verses by prominent religious preacher Molvi Naasir Ahmad whileas the
popular sofi poet, Faqeer Nissar Ahmad Dildar recited soul touching Naat-i sharif.
Noted writer,critic and poet Ali Ahsan presented a thought provoking paper on the critical analysis and appreciation of the poems contained in the ” Gulban- Khayal ”
Media Advisor , Kashmir Markaz Adab-w- Sawafat Mushtaq Mehram while congratulating Dr Gazanfsr for releasing his 3rd book comprising his urdu poems, said that Gazal has, in a short span of time , made distinct foot prints on the convass on urdu poetry and literature.
Writer and poet Younis Waleed also presenting paper on critical analysis of the book.
Chairman ,Life Foundation, Baba Nazar-ul-Islam also spoke on the occasion and congratulated Dr Gazanfar Ali Gazal for bringing out his 3rd poetic compilation ” Gulban-e-Khayal.
He on behalf of the Life Foundation presented this year’s best achievers award to Dr Gazanfar Ali, for his outstanding medicare service rendered by him to the people and needy patients as an efficient physician and doctor.
Dr Gazanfar Ali, Gazal who is also president of Kashmir Markaz Ada-w-Saqafat, Chrari- Sharif, while delivering vote of thanks said that his 4th book comprising his kashmiri poems shall most probably hit the stands in the month of February next year. He said , though medical profession was near to the core of his heart, the poetry was his passion.