Dr. Farooq inaugurates Sufi festival at SKICC
- Tears trickle down from the eyes of Dr. Farooq and emotionally surcharged audience
KashmirCivilization’ written by Kh Farooq Ahmad Renzu, depicting the treasure of human love and concept of brotherhood concealed in the hearts of each Kashmiri released. , Information, DDK Sgr, Toursim Deptt and other important Deptts participated actively Cultural Academy
- Imams, Mufti Azam distinguished personalities of shrines appreciated spiritual Manqabats and Sufi Natia Kalam
- People from 162 countries witnessed the programme live
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He expressed thanks to Director Doordarshan for ensuring live coverage of the festival in 162 countries of the world and complimented the distinguished audience and people of
Dr. Farooq Abdullah in his inaugural address while lauding the efforts of Director of Information, Khawaja Farooq Ahmad Renzu for organizing such a great event said that the contribution of Doordarshan, Radio and Academy in promoting art and culture is worth mentioning. He said today he feels very happy that Sufi Festival has been exclusively dedicated for Aulia Kirams and Sufi Saints of Kashmir as existence in all Kashmiris are because of blessings of great Sufi Saints. He added that we as Muslims believe that whole universe was created only for our great Prophet (SAW) and any function where respect and tributes are paid in honour of great Prophet (SAW) and Aulia Kirams is really worth appreciation and applause. He was happy to see Mufti Azam and Imams of various Khankhas and Shrines besides a large number of people in this spiritual function. Dr. Farooq Abdullah while comparing recently held Amir Khusroo function and the present festival said that with an active involvement of heads of department of Jammu and Kashmir he found the current 3 days Sufi Festival very impressive which received attention of large public.
On this occasion, Dr. Farooq Abdullah also awarded the little son of Mr. Qaiser Nizami for his performance in such an event.
In a spiritual atmosphere where besides Imams and Mujavirs of important Shrines of Kashmir and a large gathering of people were present, at the inaugural and impressive function. Tears trickled down from the eyes of Union Minister, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and emotionally surcharged audience on the occasion.
At the beginning of the festival, the video cassette entitled “Kashmir Civilization” written by Khawaja Farooq Ahmad Renzu, Director Information and PR was released depicting the treasure of human love and concept of brotherhood concealed in the hearts of each Kashmiri.
The function was organized by the
Mr. Qaiser Nazimi and Mir Muneer enthralled the audience through Manqabats and Sufi Kalam of Amir Khusroo. The Shahi Qawals of Khawaja Gareeb Nawaz Dargah Amjeer Sharief headed by Amjad Hussain Asrar and Aslam Hussain Asrar created emotional atmosphere when they recited Sufi Qawali praising Prophet (SAW), Sufi Saints and Aulia Kirams of Ajmeer and
Reports also came that Kashmiris presently living in USA, London, Middle East etc were watching this Sufi Festival through live telecast and lauded through e-mails, the efforts of projecting real sufi culture globally which has received all round applause.