A Mushaira on National unity was held at Jahangirabad Institute of Technolgy (JIT) on the evening of Saturday, November 28, 2015.
The program was presided by Manzoor Ghori, Chairman, Jahangirabad Educational Trust. Rajya Sabha MP P L Punia were the chief guest of the event.
Program began with JIT Tarana.
Professor K M Rafi welcomed all poets and other guests. Chief Guest P L Punia, Guest of honour Imran Pratapgarhi and Special guest Masood Alam received mementos and shawls by Manzoor Ghori, Chairman, Jahangirabad Educational Trust.
In his address Rajya Sabha MP, P L Punia wished JIT to reach height of glory. “Jahangirabad is like another home for me. I wish to come here again and again” said P L Punia.
Imran Pratapgarhi, Dr. Tariq Qamar, Dr. Umair Manzar, Ms. Urfi Ali, Zero Bandvi, Feroz Khumar, Ms. Gule Saba, Salman Zafar, Dr. Rajiv Raaj, Rahbar Tabani and Nazmi Gondi recited their recited their poems and couplets. Among all the poets Imran Pratapgarhi received huge round af applauds at the event.
“Budhapa kya khareeda hai,Jo chahe marzee khareedo tum تم خریدو مرضی چاہے جو ،ہے خریدا کیا بڑھاپا
تم خریدو ہمدردی کی والوں چاہنے کے وطن Watan ke Chahne walon ki hamdardee khareedo tum…” enthralled the audience and his poem based on Dadri lynching. سکوگے.لوٹا باپ میرا بتاؤ …“ Batao mera baap lauta sakoge….” left audience emotional.
Mushyara began with Nazmi Gondvi reciting his couplet “ Rab ki ulfat gar jo pana hai, Mustafa ke hi ghar jana hai“. Dr. Rajiv Raj recited “Maut ki dhamkiyon se na jindagi hari hai…Ek Deepak kayee andhiyon par bharee hai…” Salman Zafar recited “Zinda rahkar to mai khamosh nahi rah sakta, yani ahsaan faramosh nahi ho sakta. Ho sakta hai ek baar hara de vo mujhe,kachua kabhi khargosh nahi ho sakta”. Gule saba recited “In chand sitaro me ujale na rahenge,jis roz tere chahne wale na rahenge”. Dr. Tariq Qamar’s poem “Tum us sitare ko dekhte ho woe k sitara jo mere ungli ki seedh me hai jo dooron ke mukable jyada chamak raha hai,wahi sitara hain mere Abbu” earned audience praise. Zero Bandvi tickled the audience with his poems.
Dr. Umair Manzar and Faiz Khumar, Qasim Gondvi, Sardaar Ziya and Urfi Ali recited some nice poems.
When Imran Pratapgarhi recited “ Khudkushi kar raha hai kisan magar usko dauron se kaha fursat hai۔ jee to kahta hai cheekhkar kah du aisee sarkaar tujhpar laanat hai” audience started clapping and asking for ‘ Once More’. His poem “ …Hum Musalman hain ham musalmaan hain” هيں مسلمان هم…هيں مسلمان هم also earned great attention of the audience.
Imran recited “ Pahle aata tha ab nahi aata, darr me bhi yaad ab Rab nahi aata, kaampti hai zamin gunahon se zalzala besabab nahi aata”.
گناہوں زمیںہے کانپتی ،آتا نہیں رب اب یاد بھی میں ڈر ،آتا نہیں اب تھا آتا پہلے
Entire arena was packed with thousands of audience. Program was anchored by Kashish Itvi.
Program convener Mohammad Zubair Khan thanked all the guest and audience at the end of Mushaira.