Srinagar, April 02: Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) today released another song to generate awareness among masses on the deadly Coronavirus virus.
The song is written by poet, Saifia Gulzar and sung by young singer and music composer, Raja Bilal.
The Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) has launched a campaign to educate and inform people about the dangers of Coronavirus—and the steps are being taken to protect the society at large from this dreaded virus.
On releasing another song, the Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL), Muneer-Ul-Islam said that Cultural Academy will be releasing more Audio/Visual packages to boost the morale of people. He said that artists across the globe have been encouraging people to combat coronavirus though various mediums of art. He said society as a whole have to play their roles in their respective areas and see how one must respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
He said that as the coronavirus disease continues to evolve, in Jammu and Kashmir is taking a proactive approach to help ensure the safety of the people. He said that there is a greater need to generate awareness among people, locally in their own language and melody—which will help us achieve the goal of fighting this deadly virus. He said besides this government was closely monitoring the situation and provide updates as they become available.
The Secretary said that JKAACL was also aiming to get the ‘songs in plague’ written and composed in other languages too. “We will be soon releasing various creative packages online on the YOutube channel of the Academy,” he said, adding “We will be covering all the languages.”
Meanwhile Singer and young music composer, Raja Bilal said that that due to the lockdown, every activity is shut and people back home need some entertainment and infotainment.
“I feel happy that I am able to contribute my bit creatively amid such crisis,” Bilal said.
“We as artists wanted raise coronavirus awareness through songs and JKAACL is always there to handhold us,” he said, adding that “We thank Secretary for conceiving such ideas and honoring artists in these times of crisis,” he added.
Pertinently the first song, ‘Traw Nerun Te Pherun Watan Baya’ on deadly virus—covered the wide-range aspects of genesis of deadly coronavirus and the havoc created by it across the globe. The song was sung by noted singer, Munir Ahmad Mir