JMIAA Honors Renowned Urdu Poet

Published on Apr 09 2013 - NRI - -

Members of the JMIAA Cabinet and Executive( left to right): Zafar Alam(exec), Abdul Rahman Naqid(treasurer), Naushad Alam(Joint Sec.,) Zafar A. Bari(Gen. Sec.), Khursheed Anwar(President), Mr. Aftab Nizami(V. President), Nafees Ahmad( exec.), Zuhair Islam(exec.)

Members of the JMIAA Cabinet and Executive( left to right): Zafar Alam(exec), Abdul Rahman Naqid(treasurer), Naushad Alam(Joint Sec.,) Zafar A. Bari(Gen. Sec.), Khursheed Anwar(President), Mr. Aftab Nizami(V. President), Nafees Ahmad( exec.), Zuhair Islam(exec.)

Jamia Millia Islamia Alumni Association, Riyadh Chapter honored a renowned Urdu poet and a fellow Jamiaite Mr. Abdul Wahab ‘Sukhan’ as part of the annual alumni meet entitled A Jamia Campus across the Sea in Riyadh on Thursday 4 April 2013 .

In the first half of the program, a quiz program was organized by Mr. Najeeb Qasmi and Mr. Salman Abrar. Other members like Mr. Asjad and Mr. Irfan facilitated the process. Instant prizes were handed out to children. Each child carried a shining bag and a happy face along with proud parents.

The second part of the program was in line with the Association’s lead role in the promotion of Urdu. A mini mushaira was held in honor of Mr. Abdul Wahab Sukhan who had come all the way from Aljouf. Other poets who participated in this literary gathering were Zafar Mahmood, Dr. Shafeeq Nadwi, Syed Jameel Ahmad, Aslam Khan Noor, Dawood Usloobi, Mohammad Shahabuddin Saquib, Abdur Rahman Naqid, and Mr. Haroon Qasmi.

The mushaira continued into the early hours of the morning.

Mr. Shahab Saquib conducted the program and played a vital role in making the event a grand success. The attendees thoroughly enjoyed the literary meet after a sumptuous dinner. Mr. Abdi Aqueel made all the arrangements for bringing together the poets to the event and looking after their needs.

President Khursheed Anwar thanked everyone for making this program successful.

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