Nirmal Singh for promoting distinct, treasured Kashmiri ethos

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Nirmal Singh for promoting distinct, treasured Kashmiri ethos

‘Kashmir known as land of spirituality, peace, knowledge’

Srinagar, May 25:  The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said that promoting and sustaining traditional and valued Kashmiri ethos is the need of the hour to sustain peace and accelerate the developmental initiatives being undertaken in the state.

The Deputy Chief Minister was speaking at a   function ‘Milchaar’ organized by a private production house at SKICC here today.  The Minister of State for Tourism and Education Ms Priya Sethi was also present on the occasion.

The Deputy Chief Minister said  Kashmir has since  times immemorial  been known as  the land of spirituality, peace and knowledge and  the  onus lies on the present generation to  ensure its  propagation  and  adherence.  He said youth should come forward and play a participatory role in propagating the importance of peace in the present days.

Quoting from the history Dr Singh said  that  several leading  intellectuals, philosophers and leaders have  always  maintained that  Kashmir is a  cradle of spirituality and Sufism which if  propagated  in  a proper perspective  can     play  an effective role in the  sub-continent  and  usher  an era of peace and prosperity in this part of globe.

Dr Singh said the youth of the State have made their mark in different fields of life at various national and international fora and need of the hour is to celebrate their achievements so that they get the requisite encouragement   which would   in turn make them to strive for excellence.

He said  the  Government is  also  doing its  bit in trying to   tap  the young human resource  by way of  introducing and implementing  various   youth  centric schemes.

Complementing the organizers for holding these types of functions, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the frequency of should be increased so that involvement of youth in programmes related to art and culture is increased.  He said the youth of the Valley are highly talented in the field of music and creativity and the need of the hour is to ensure its proper channelization.

The Minister of State for  Tourism and Education Ms Priya Sethi while speaking  at the programme said  that  these type of programmes should be held on a regular basis  for providing  a chance  to the  youth  to showcase their talent  besides also  getting  an opportunity  of performing with the stalwarts of the  creative field.  She said the youth of the state have a tremendous inherent creative talent which needs to be honed and channelized in a proper manner so that they can make mark at national and international levels.

Later the Deputy Chief Minister    distributed prizes among various young achievers from the valley besides the participating artists as well as the students. (CNS)


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