JAMMU, Jan 14: Two more books of eminent poet, Santosh Shah Nadan, Praznath and Zitnye were released at a function organized in K L Sehgal Hall here this afternoon by the Samprati a literary organization of writers and poets in exile.
The function was presided over by a renowned scholar, Prof P N Trisal while Aseer Kishtwari a well known literary figure of the State was the chief guest on the occasion.
A galaxy of writers and poets were present during the function.
The welcome address was given by Ashok Gowhar while Tej Sagar another poet conducted the proceedings.
Besides, Nadan, Arsh Sahbai a renowned Urdu poet of the country and Sham Talib president Adbi Kunj were on the dais.
The detailed papers on two books were read by Piyaray Hatash and Vijay Wali who highly acclaimed the books of Nadan.
In her speech Nadan spoke about her books and said that so far she has written 16 books. She also talked about the interpretation given to Mantras and said one should not recite the Mantra till its meaning is not known as some people make wrong pronunciation of Mantras which is not good. She also stressed on imbibing the religious education among the children for their awakening and making them good human beings in life.
Arsh Sahbai, while terming Nadan a natural poet said literature is identity of a nation. He regretted that presently the politics is considered the identity of a nation or State which is not true. There are natural thoughts in Nadan’s poetry. He said that he was highly impressed by her poetry and thoughts.
Aseer Kishtwari while maintain that literature has no boundaries, said it too has no language and it brings people together. He said though books of Nadan were written in Devnagri script but the way the papers were read by two well known poets here needs no further explanation on her books by the author.
Sham Talib also paid tributes to Nadan and highly acclaimed here poems. Prof Trisal in his presidential address while acknowledging the writings of Nadan said she writers with her inner voice. He said he is highly impressed by her poems and she carved out a niche for herself among the poets in a short span of time. There is no parallel to her poetry as she is an institution in herself, he added.