Saturday, May 5, 2018
8, MARCH 2018 (INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY)
My latest poetry collection in Kashmiri “Lonche gandith tchai” (Pallu mein bandhi chchaya) was released today on International Womens Day at New Delhi by Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in presence of Secretary of the ministry Jaane Aalam, Secretary Central Waqf Board B M Jamaal and Chairman of Central Haj Committee Choudhay Mehboob Ali Kaisar. The collection contains my ghazals and nazams. It is my second Kashmiri poetry collection.
24 February 2018 It was great to be invited and honoured in “THE WAY FORWARD MOVEMENT”, the initiative of Jammu Chamber of Commerce & Industry today at Jammu Chamber House. I apprised the Chamber team about the various initiatives being taken by the GOI Waqf Council to help the suffering humanity. The Chamber President asked me to help the WAY FORWARD MOVEMENT launched by the Jammu chamber to appeal to one and all to rise above party politics and contribute towards bringing peace in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. I thank the Present,Senior Vice President, General Secretary, Secretary & other dignitaries of JCCI for the honour. It is a noble initiative indeed.
16 February · During 78th Board Meeting of Central Waqf Council held at New Delhi my resolution to extend the working parameters of CWC to the state of J&K was unanimously passed and the Honourable Union Minister of Minority Affairs announced that CWC will take necessary steps to include J&K in Waqf related welfare initiatives on the demand from the state. I am looking forward to see the positive results of this initiative. I have already started a discussion with the concerned state authorities regarding this very significant initiative. Thanks to Secretary CWC Mr B M Jamal for his support.
स्त्री सृजन मासिक संगोष्ठी 4 फरवरी , 2018
अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मातृ भाषा दिवस को समर्पित आज की संगोष्ठी में प्रतिभागी रचनाकारों ने अपनी - अपनी मातृ भाषा में रचे जा रहे साहित्य पर संक्षिप्त चर्चा के साथ ही , उसकी बेहतरी के लिए प्रतिबद्धता जाहिर की। शुरूआत सोनिया उपाध्याय की हिंदी कविताओं और क्षणिका से की। बेहद सधे हुए अंदाज में सोनिया उपाध्याय ने अनैच्छिक शब्दों के व्यवहार में उतर आने को बयां किया। वरिष्ठ डोगरी कथाकार कृष्णा प्रेम ने डोगरी में युग-युगांतर और निर्मल विक्रम नें संतान कहानी पढी। दोनों ही कहानियां खूब सराही गईं। डा. अंद्राबी ने कश्मीरी ने कश्मीरी और उर्दू में उम्दा नज्में पेश कीं । उपस्थित साथियों ने जिन्हें मुक्त कंठ से सराहा। हाल ही में उन्हें साहित्य के लिए स्टेट अवार्ड भी प्रदान किया गया है। वरिष्ठ साथी सुदेश राज एवं डा नीलम सरीन ने भी इस अवसर पर अपनी शुभकामनाएँ संप्रेषित कीं।
Writers Community and Political Leaders across party lines greet Dr Darkhshan Andrabi for state award
SRINAGAR, Jan 29: Writer s Community and Political Leaders across party lines greeted Dr Darkhshan Andrabi for state award in field of literature.The state state awards were announced on 69 Republic Day function held at Jammu under the Chairpersonship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. Dr Darakhshan will recieve award for her outstanding contribution in the field of literature.
1 January 2018 : Kick-started the construction work (slab-laying work) on Nallah at Rajpora Mangotrian in Jammu. I was ccompanied by BJP leader Shri Chander Mohan Gupta and local representatives. It was a moment of pleasure to start the work on New Year's Day. I thank BJP State President Shri Sat Sharma Ji for his help for the project
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Had a very detailed meeting on 16th November 2017 with Political Counselor Ms Jenny Grant Curnow and Second Secretary Mr Simon OConnor of the Australian High Commission (New Delhi), today (Thursday), 16th November 2017. We deliberated on many important issues regarding the state of J&K, issues related to the minority welfare in the country and Indo-Australian cultural relations. I thank dear Jibby Thomos of Australian High Commission in New Delhi for his support
Pleased to receive TATHAGAT SAHITYA SAMMAN 2017 at a grand Literary Conference in ITVA (Uttar Pradesh). The conference was attended by literary delegates from many countries. Proud to be invited as the Chief Guest of the Conference.Thanks to Dr Rajendra Pardesi Ji, Prof Yoginder Nath Sharma 'Arun' Ji and Dr Bhaskar Sharma Ji.
I had a detailed meeting with Union Minister of Minority Affairs Jenab Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Sahib at New Delhi. Raised the issue of special package for Srinagar HAJJ HOUSE repairs and expansion which got damaged severely by 2014 floods. The minister assured to look into the matter and allocate funds for the same as soon as possible.