Dissections Program organized by the PAL – Daily Notable
By Our Correspondent
Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) organized an online “Weekly Celebrations of Independence Day” discussion on the occasion of Independence Day. “Tehreek-e-Pakistan and Kashmiri Literature”, moreover, “Tehreek-e-Azadi and Hindko Adab” and Gilgit-Baltistan The role of writers” were held. Dr. Yousuf Khushk, Chairman, PAL thanked the guests and presented introductory notes.
Dissection Program” Tehreek-e-Pakistan and Kashmiri Literature” was presided over by Dr. Maqsood Jafari. Moreover, Ahmed Ataullah and Javed Ahmed were the chief gust. Dr. Zafar Hussain, Dr. Waleed Rasool, Dr. Raja Nazakat Ali and Dr. Samina Kausar presented the papers. Program moderated by Dr. Khawaja Zahid Azizne.
Prof. Maqsood Jafari said that Iqbal and Tehreek-e-Azadi Kashmir could not be separated under any circumstances. Iqbal had given practical instructions to the Kashmir Committee. Along with Iqbal, Faiz has also written revolutionary poetry on Kashmir. The Kashmiri nation has been oppressed by various colonies for centuries but they have resisted at every step.
Iqbal not only instilled in the Kashmiri nation a sense of freedom and liberty but also influenced Kashmiri poets. Ghulam Nabi Khayal, Abdul Ahad and Ghani Kashmiri resistance poetry warmed the hearts of Kashmiris and awakened political awareness in them. We must fight for the independence of Kashmiris nationally and internationally. This is the need of the hour.
Dr. Yousuf Khoshk, Chairman, PAL said that the literature written in Kashmir has the color of resistance. The poetry and prose were written about the independence movement of Pakistan and then the independence of Kashmir resonates is heard. No concrete work has been done on Kashmiri resistance literature so far.
Kashmir will become the slogan of Tehreek-e-Azadi Pakistan and Kashmir’s accession. All the literature that has written in the context of Pakistan needs to integrated. Translations of literature written in the Kashmiri language should also published so that the color of resistance of Kashmiri people to the world can be seen on the literary level as well.
Dr. Yahya Khalid presided over the discussion on “Tehreek-e-Azadi and Hindko Adab” organized by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL). However, the chief guest Nasir Ali Syed and the guest of honor Bashir Ahmad Soz ۔ Majid Shah and Aamir Sohail read the articles. Abdul Wajid Tabassum moderated the discussion.
Dr. Yahya Khalid said that the Hindko language and literature have a valuable asset in terms of homeland and freedom. Hindko poets and writers have played an important role in this regard. Moreover, we need more struggle for the development of Pakistan. Specifically, Hindko love and struggle for the homeland reflected in Hindko poetry and prose.
Dr. Yousuf Khushk, Chairman, PAL said that about independence, the literature of every language will passed on to the new generation. Thus manuscripts of different subjects in different periods which are in the libraries of Europe should be studied, these manuscripts need to be saved after understanding.
Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) organized a Debate on the “The role of writers in the independence of Gilgit-Baltistan. Discussion program presided by Muhammad Hussain Hasrat. Specifically, the guest of honor was Sher Baz Ali Barcha. Abdul Khaliq Taj and Mohammad Qasim Naseem read the articles. However, Jamshed Dakhi portrayed the tribute to the spirit of Quaid-e-Azam, Pakistan and independence through his poem.
Furthermore, Yawar Margoob sang the song “Watan Watan Hoga Tarnam”. Moreover, Mohammad Hussain Hasrat said that the Gilgit-Baltistan region far from the center of India made it difficult for many people to join the movement. But the people of Shimla and Mansoori in northern India became increasingly involved in the independence movement and strengthened the hands of Quaid-e-Azam.
Dr. Yusuf Kushk, Chairman, PAL thanked the participants and said that much work has done in Gilgit-Baltistan regarding the independence movement and the writers there have taken part not only with a pen but also in the practical struggle.