JKAACL’s new initiative ‘Sarhe Parouhne’ attracts overwhelming response

Excelsior Correspondent

Artists performing during inaugural function of JKAACL’s new series of programme ‘Sarhe Parouhne’.
Artists performing during inaugural function of JKAACL’s new series of programme ‘Sarhe Parouhne’.

JAMMU, Sept 23: J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) today initiated a new series of programme under the title ‘Sarhe Parouhne’, which attracted overwhelming response.
During the inaugural function of the programme today, a Classical Music Evening was organized by the Academy in KL Saigal Hall, Academy Complex, Jammu. The PhD Scholars and budding artists hailing from Varanasi, Uttar Pardash gave their performances during the programme.
Vijay Sambyal, Station Director Radio Kashmir, Jammu, was the chief guest whereas Dr Lalit Magotra, a veteran litterateur and convener, Dogri Sahitya, Academy, New Delhi presided over the function. Besides this, Dr Arvinder Singh Amn, additional secretary, was also in the presidium.
Expressing his views about the programme, VK Sambyal, said that this initiative of the Academy will not only give encouragement to the outside artists but also provide them an opportunity to interact with the State artists.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Lalit Magotra said that today’s performance by these young artists of Varanasi was really a sparkling one. He advised the young artist to keep up this spirit and continue doing hard work because this is the key that will take them to the height in their respective fields.
Earlier in his welcome address, Dr Arvinder Singh Amn, said that this is another effort of the JKAACL under which it has decided to give a platform to the outside writers/artists who have earned a name and fame in their respective fields. He hoped that this series has been named as ‘Sarhe Parouhne’ shall also attract over whelming response like ‘Jharokha’.
Those who participated in the programme were Shalini (Vocalist), Priya Tawari (Tabla) and Shakshi Sharma (Violin). All the three artists are doing their Doctorate from BHU, Varanasi in their respective fields .The local artists who accompanied were Kusha Sharma (Tanpura), Anjali (Tanpura) and Bishan Dass (Harmonium).
The proceedings of the programme were conducted by Rita Khadyar whereas the vote of thanks was presented by Ashok Gupta.

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