Literature and journalism are closely related – PAL – Daily Notable
By Our Correspondent
Literature and journalism are closely related. The fiction and poetry written about Tehreek-e-Pakistan reached the common people only through newspapers. At that time, the editors of newspapers were mostly writers, due to which literature has flourished.
This was stated by Mahmood Sham while presiding over a discussion program on “Role of Journalism in Tehreek-e-Pakistan” in connection with the weekly Independence Day celebrations organized by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL).
Intellectuals and journalists from all languages of Pakistan Mujahid Barelvi, Dr. Ayub Sheikh, Qasim Naseem, Amjad Ali Khadim and Shahida Sardar spoke on the occasion.
Chairman, PAL, Dr. Yousuf Khushk said that in the beginning newspapers and magazines regarding Tehreek-e-Pakistan played an important role in creating awareness in the nation as well as paving the way for the war of independence. The language and rhetoric of these newspapers aroused the spirit of the war of independence against the British.
He said that Weekly celebrations of “Weekly Celebrations of Independence Day” was organized under the auspices of the PAL to provide awareness to the new generation about the Tehreek-e-Pakistan. The PAL will publish the articles of the Independence Day talks in book form so that these important documents can be brought out in book form.
Mahmood Sham said that after the Tehreek-e-Pakistan and after that many writers remained editors of newspapers. we should prepare articles on Pakistan according to the new technology so that it can reach the new generation in the shortest possible time.
Mujahid Barelvi said that journalism is direct in literature. There was resistance in the newspaper articles. Journalism cannot be seen in isolation from democratic movements.
Dr. Ayub Sheikh said that there has been a history of newspapers in Sindh in which very important editors have published literature on Pakistan.
Qasim Naseem said that there were two radios in Gilgit-Baltistan which were the sources of information for the people about the Tehreek-e-Pakistan. Radio was all so sources for people to listen to the voice of leaders and dignitaries. The telegram was also used as a source of information at that time, Later a newspaper typed in English was taken out.
Amjad Ali Khadim said that our elders sacrificed a lot to achieve freedom. Newspapers kept people informed through literary works and articles. Newspapers worked hard for Tehreek-e-Pakistan and Qiyam-e-Pakistan.
Shahida Sardar said that Urdu language and journalism are inseparable. The writers reflected the national history in the newspapers and highlighted the freedom struggle of the Muslims.
Muslim writers and writers living in the land of Sindh were supporters of a separate homeland from the very beginning and whatever literature was created during this period, it emerged as a powerful voice in the freedom movement.
These views expressed by Mohammad Saleem Memon while presiding over a discussion Program on “Tehreek-e-Pakistan and Sindhi Literature” in connection with the weekly Independence Day celebrations organized by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL).
Chief Guest was Niaz Panhwar and the guest of honor was Dr. Hakim Ali Bardo. They mentioned the efforts and struggles of the Sindhi writers in the background of Tehreek-e-Pakistan. Akhtar Dargahi, Ibrahim Kharal, Mumtaz Bukhari and Sajjad Mirani presented articles. Program moderated by Amr Iqbal.
Chairman, PAL, Dr. Yousuf Khushk said in the introductory note that there is a history in Sindhi literature of Tehreek-e-Pakistan. Sindhi writers, in fiction, novels, poetry and other genres, moreover, made the conditions of the time the subject of their writings. If the literature written at that time analyzed, the whole history will come to light.
Saleem Memon said that despite the epidemic situation, the series of literary events online and especially Independence Week is a great achievement of PAL. He congratulated the Chairman, Dr. Yusuf Kushk.
Furthermore, Referring to the national poetry and songs written in the background of Tehreek-e-Pakistan. Akhtar Dargahi said that Sindhi poets wrote songs that gave impetus to the freedom movement.
Sajjad Mirani in his article on Sindhi Poetry and Tehreek-e-Azadi said that poetry a genre from which the success of any movement linked. This the sound that reaches everywhere.
The poets of Sindh have also written a lot of poetry regarding the independence movement. Specifically, he not only made freedom the subject of his poetry. But also made people aware of the importance of liberation from slavery and freedom through poetry.
Sajjad Mirani all so presented selected poetry of Sindhi poets regarding the awakening of the spirit. Moreover, of freedom in the freedom movement.
Mumtaz Bukhari, in his article on Sindhi Novel and Tehreek-e-Pakistan said that somehow the novelists. Made freedom their subject and evoked the spirit of freedom.