From a Correspondent
Goalpara, March 20: A tiol semir on Urdu language titled ‘Hazrat Ameer Khusro Ki Adabi Khidmat’ was held at Oasis Academy under the auspices of Oasis Trust recently. The day-long programme was sponsored by the tiol Commission for Promotion of Urdu Language, Ministry of Human Resources and Development.
Academician AR Saikia, former Vice-Principal of Goalpara College, conducted the semir as speaker while Ekramul Hussain, former district and sessions judge, attended as the chief guest in the programme. Renowned educationist Prof. DJ Abedin, Mufti Saad Uddin Qashimi, Prof. Bakshi HA Ahmed, Sk. Hazarat Ali Ahmed and M. Sozimuddin Ahmed attended as the resource persons and focused on the life and works of Ameer Khusro.
The speakers recalled how the world poet assimilated the Persian language with the local language to enrich the Urdu language. Khusro’s contribution towards ghazal, qawwali, and tara was also highly lauded on the occasion. Earlier, the purpose of the occasion was explained by Prof. MA Kashem, vice-president, and vote of thanks was given by Prof. ATM Forhad Ali, secretary of Oasis Trust.