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Jammu, March 10:

 The renowned film Director, Lyricist, Screen Writer, Producer, Poet and author Gulzar is visiting University of Jammu  as part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations from 12th of March to 14th of March 2019. He has been invited by Department of Urdu in collaboration with Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu. The University is organizing “Jashn-e-Gulzarduring which various  programmes have been chalked out.

Sh. Khursheed Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Hon’ble Governor,J&K  will preside over the function in presence of Prof Manoj Dhar, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu.

The programme also includes Urdu ‘Mushaira’ in which Gulzar and other poets of the state will entertain the audience by their poetry. Later a sham-e-ghazal will be organized in which renowned ghazal singers of the state will present the ghazals of Gulzar. The Department of Urdu is also organizing an International Seminar on 13th of March 2019 on the “Life and works of Gulzar” , in which renowned Urdu and Punjabi short story writer Khalid Hussain , Dr Asif Malik, Dr. Farhat Shamim and Dr Shenaz Qadri will present their papers on the life and art of Gulzar, in presence of Gulzar. Later a question answer session will also be organized in which the audience would ask various questions to Gulzar regarding his career and life. The Jashn-e-Gulzar will conclude by valedictory function on 14th of March 2019.