Srinagar, December 09 (KMS): Five Kashmiri writers were awarded at Aligarh Muslim University for their works.
The writers were awarded at the two-day seminar ‘Kashmiri Prose Literature in the 21st Century’ organised by the Kashmiri Section of the Department of Modern Indian Languages, Aligarh Muslim University.
These awards were given to them by Anjuman-e-Fikaru Fun, Aligarh. Prof. Gulshan Majeed, Shamshad Karali Wari, Abdul Khaliq Shams, Gulshan Badrani and Khaliq Parvez were the recipients of the honour.
Anjuman-e-Fikaru Fan, Aligarh, President Prof. Zia-ul-Rehman Siddiqui, Vice-President Dr Wasim Mushtaq Wani and General Secretary Prof. Mushtaq Ahmad Muntazir on the occasion spoke in detail about the literary and cultural achievements of the awardees.
To Prof. Gulshan Majeed, this award was given in recognition of his academic, literary and fictional creations for breathing a new spirit.
Eminent broadcaster Shamshad Karalawari was felicitated in recognition of his translation, research and popularisation of Kashmiri language among the masses.
Prominent writer and poet Abdul Khaliq Shams was awarded in recognition of significant growth in the field of research.
Renowned writer and poet Gulshan Badrani was given this honor in recognition of his promotion of literary and cultural activities. Khalid Parvez was given this honor for his outstanding performance in Urdu prose.