Tribute paid to Urdu writer Manzoor Ehteshaam

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Tribute paid to Urdu writer Manzoor Ehteshaam

Tuesday, 04 May 2021 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Manzoor Ehteshaam increased the purity and sweetness of Urdu language," said writer Gyan Chaturvedi.

A tribute to prominent writer of the country Manzoor Ehtesham was paid on Monday.  Smriti Sabha was organised on Monday in memory of prominent Urdu writers.

"Manzoor Ehtesham's death is the sudden departure of a man whom God has created to become a writer. He had greatly increased the sweetness of Urdu ". These emotions were expressed by the noted satirist of the country, Padmashri Gyan Chaturvedi, at the Smriti Sabha organized by the Global Hindi Family, Central Hindi Institute and Hindi Bhavan, Bhopal.

Manzoor Ahtesham was an Indian writer of Hindi literature known for his depiction of the lives of the Indian Muslim community in the independent India. Ahtesham was born in 1948 in Bhopal, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and did his studies at the Aligarh Muslim University.

This online programme was co-organized and conducted by  Jawahar Karnavat, Director, Hindi Bhavan. In the Smriti Sabha, poet lyricist Kunwar Bechain, former editor of Madhuri and the creator of Parallel Dictionary Arvind Kumar, famous classical singer Rajan Mishra.

 Tributes were also paid to  Suresh Gautam and Bulgarian language singer and folk song singer Dheera Verma. At the memorial meeting, Anil Joshi, Vice-Chairman of the Central Hindi Institute, Ministry of Education, Padmashri Tomio Mizokami, Hindi scholar from Japan, poet Anoop Bhargava from America, Shailaja Saxena from Canada, Vinod Mishra, Secretary General of World Hindi Secretariat Mauritius, U.K. from Jai Verma, Vice Chancellor Hari Mohan Pathak, former Deputy Director General of All India Radio, Lakshmi Shankar Bajpai, renowned writer  Kamal Kishore Goenka, linguist Vijay Malhotra, eminent poet  Praveen Shukla, Director of Microsoft Balendu Dadhich and other countries and countries. Many writers and linguists also paid their tributes.

In the end, Navendu Vajpayee expressed his gratitude.

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