There is challenge of technology, globalization for writers: Shujaat Bukhari
Srinagar, Nov 05: Understanding the gravity of technological impact on the Kashmir literati and Literature states largest literary organization Adbee Markaz Kamraz Jammu and Kashmir (AMK JK) on Sunday urges critics, poets and writers to come forward to produce the literature of quality and impact.
According to the statement issued to KNS, President AMK J&K Dr Sayed Shujaat Bukhari said that there is challenge of technology and globalization for writers, poets and story tellers have which can be can be overcome only by production literature of quality with global impact.
Speaking during a one day Annual Literary Conference organised by Shehjar-i-Adab Lolab in Khumriyal Kupwara on Sunday Bukhari said that quality literature is only effective response to growing technology and globalization.
He urged critics of the valley to come forward so that qualitative literature can be produced after having healthy criticism.
“Qualitative literature is only response to growing technological current and can be contained when critics come forward to improve the literature by using techniques of criticisms” Bukhari said.
Commending the role of literary organisation in general and units of AMK in particular Bukhari said that the literary units across the valley especially those affiliated with AMK are doing better service to the literature by providing space to youngsters who are always in search of platform to speak their heart out.
Expressing satisfaction over the ongoing literary movement Bukhari said that lovers of language, culture, writers and poets across the state are praising the efforts of AMK in preservation of Kashmri Language.
He said that writers are crediting AMK for taking back Kashmiri Language into the classrooms after decades of calm.
Bukhari reiterated the demand of converting dwelling of Moulana Nawar Kashmir into a heritage site. He urged government to speed up the work in turning the dwelling into heritage house.
Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir who was Chief Guest on the occasion said that youngsters’ should come forward to save their mother tongue.
He said that need of the hour is to bridge the gap between youngsters and Kashmir culture and language.
“Youngsters are far away for the their tradition, language and literature which is a concern” Jehangir said,
On the occasion two books “Cheenwan” by Abdul Ahad Masroor,”Dam Ganeemath” by Muhammad Sultan Shouq and Literary Magzine of Shejar-i-Adab Lolab was released,
General Secretary AMK Muhammad Amin, Muhammad Maqbool Dar Deputy Director SKIMS also spoke on the occasion.
Among the other who were present on the occasion include Secretary AMK Mir Tariq Rasool, President Literary Forum Mubshir Saleem Naki,Mansoor Muntazir,Gul Tanveer,Rashid Roshan,Muhmmad Yusuf Sameem,Mushtaq Sopori, Muhmad Yousuf Mashoor,Gulzar Jaffar and others. (KNS)