Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today released “Khwahishen Barasti Hein”, an anthology of poems by eminent Chandigarh-based poetess Dr Vibha Ray, at an impressive function at the UT Guest House here.
In his address, interspersed with couplets and literary gems, Badal complimented Dr Ray for capturing myriad human emotions in a simple yet forceful language in the book.
Speaking on the book, Dr Ray said the poems in the “Khwahishen Barasti Hein” were spontaneous, honest, truthful and uncensored expressions of a soul’s journey inwards to one’s own divinity. Besides, they reflected soul’s yearning for union with the lover who is none other than God Himself,” she added.
Prominent among those spoke on the occasion included Shiv Raman Gaur, State Information Commissioner, Haryana, and Chander Trikha, Deputy Chairman, Haryana Urdu Akademi
A large number litterateurs from the region attended the function organized by Shri Shanti Sarup Sharma Memorial Educational and Charitable Trust(S-4 Trust), an organization committed to the promotion of art, culture and literature.