24 June 2019
The audience at ICSSR Complex in Panjab University today enjoyed the poetry by famous poets during the trilingual Kavi Durbar dedicated to the International Anti-Drugs Day by Joshi Foundation.
The poets who reached for the event were–Prem Vij, Darshan Buttar,Kana Singh, Shamaz Tabrezi, Ashok Bhandari Nadir, Sushil Dusanjh, Isha Naz, Pragya Sharda, Jagdeep Sidhu, Sushil Hasrat Narelvi and Deepak Sharma Chanarthal. Bhupinder Singh Malik was the stage secretary.
Sharing the details about the event, Chairman of Joshi Foundation Vineet Joshi and President Saurabh Joshi said that the event is organized to spread out the message of getting rid of drugs which is rampant these days. They said that the role of poets is very important in disseminating social awareness through art and culture.
Famous Punjab poet Sushil Dusanjh shared his feelings through beautiful words and mesmerized the audience, he said, “Eh jungli balavan dar te na bula baithi, jinna ku ghar hai bacheya oh vi na gawa baithi,”
Darshan Buttar measured the tragedy of Punjab by from economic and social vision. Deepak Sharma Chanarthal talked about breaking families. Kana Singh used the language of Lehanda Punjab and received accolades from the audience.
Urdu poetry of Isha Naaz too was appreciated by the audience and Prem Vij recited his poem in Hindi which pricked the conscious of the people. Shamas Tabrezi send across the message against drugs in Urdu language. Pragya Sharda shared her views against drugs in Hindi poems. Ashok Bhandari Nadir not only used his Urdu shayari against drugs but also presented a book against drugs to Joshi Foundation.
Famous heart surgeon Dr. H.K. Bali, Vice Chancellor of Maharaja Aggarsen University-Baddi Dr. R. K. Gupta, professor of Neuro Department in PGIMER Dr. Akshay Anand, Chandigarh BJP’s Vice President and Vice President of Joshi Foundation S. C. Gupta honoured all the poets and the stage secretary.