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Jammu, July 5:

Appreciating the contribution of Dogra artists including writers, lyricists, music composers and actors in carry forward the Dogra legacy to the younger generation, former Minister and BJP MLA, Basohli, Ch Lal Singh today said “a well planned conspiracy has been hatched by certain vested elements in political arena who have portrayed a false impression to malign people of Jammu province.”

While addressing the gathering during release of Dogri Album “Mane Deyaa Mehrama” sung by noted singer Mrs Santosh Bandral and produced by Hai Duggar Kala Manch at K L Sehgal Hall, here, Ch Lal Singh said “this is the need of the hour that every Dogra belonging to any religion, caste or creed must ensure that the younger generation knows mother tongue Dogri. If we will forget our mother tongue, we will move miles away from our culture and ethos that will finally end up of our vast and glorious history.”

Congratulating the Mrs Santosh Bandral for singing Dogri songs on Dogra history and Dogra war heroes as well as on Jammu region, Ch Lal Singh also gave reference of his movement demanding CBI inquiry in Rasana rape and murder case so as eight year old girl gets justice, and said . He said every Jammuite wanted a CBI inquiry in Rasana rape and murder case so that eight years old girl gets justice and for this our fight will continue. He also said that former CM, Mehbooba Mufti played with the sentiments of Jammu people and handed over the case to Crime Branch of Kashmir to create a wedge between two communities.

Chairman, Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, who was Guest of Honour in his address said that “It is apathy of successive governments that Dogri folk, music as well as artists were never given a proper platform to rise and show their talent to the nation as well as world. But hats off to the Dogra, writers, singers and artists that despite all odds they through their tireless efforts have made a mark in promoting the local folk.”

“Let all Jammuites make joint effort to promote our culture, heritage as well as stories of Dogra warriors by promoting our own Dogra artists and writers by making right use of social media like Facebook and Whats app,” called upon Zorawar Singh Jamwal to the gathering and assured them that Team Jammu will promote young and budding Dogra artists so that Dogra folk and retain its pristine glory.

On the occasion, Yash Pal Yash, Randheer Singh Raipuria, R K Parwana, Th Uttam Singh, Surinder Manhas, Deepak Sharma, Bahadur Singh, Shweta Sharma, Diksha, Javed Gill, Shazi Khan, Vageesh Sharma, Devinder Bakshi, Kamal Sharma, Anjali Bandral, Deepak Sharma and Er Vijay Sharma were also felicitated.