Jaipur literature lovers unite for poetry

Once again, it was time for Jaipur literature lovers to receive a dose of Urdu poetry when the poet, playwright and critic, Prof Ateequllah , addressed the audience at Lafz series held recently. Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Rekhta Foundation presented Lafz at Hotel Hilton in association with Ehsaas - Women of Jaipur, and Sudhir Mathur Sansthan.n n Audience listened with attention as Prof Ateequllah, who was in conversation with Aadil Mansoori Race , shared how he was inclined to write from a young age

Lafz series is aimed to promote Urdu, Arabic and Farsi languages. In conversation with Aadil Mansoori Race , Ateequllah talked at length about his love for literature and how he got inclined towards writing at a tender age. He also expressed his concern over commercialisation of literature that has adversely affected the art of writing.

Nisha Singh and Vinnie Kakkar

Depending on the format of the series, he also recited some of his compositions, receiving great applause after each composition. It was followed by a question and answer session. Vinnie Kakkar, national advisor to the Prabha Khaitan Foundation, says: It's great to have poets and authors from different parts of the country who interact with the city's literature lovers, who are so rich in culture, heritage and literature. Such interactions not only promote languages ​​such as Urdu and Farsi, but at the same time, they also allow people to enjoy the beauty of languages.

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