Srinagar: JKAACL today paid rich tributes to prolific Writer, Poet, Teacher and Translator *Gh. Nabi Firaq* on his 93rd. Birth Anniversary. In this connection an online function was organised which was presided over by Prof. Mishal Sultanpuri, while Prof. Shafi Shoq was chief guest on the occasion.
In his welcome address Secretary Academy Muneer- ul- Islam described Firaq as a pioneer of Kashmiri language and literature, who has contributed a lot to modern sensibilities of the language and it is our endeavor to pay tributes on his birth anniversary. The scholars who paid their tributes on the occasion include Dr. Aziz Hajini, Zareef Ahmed Zareef, Prof. Naseem Shifaie, Dr Rattan Lal Talashi, Shahbaz Hakbari, Dr. Sohan Lal Koul, Rahim Rahabbar, Ravinder Ravi, Naasir Mansoor.
Kalam-i- Firaq was presented by renowned artists Muneer Mir, Shaista Ahmed and Qazi Rafi on the occasion.
Program was moderated by Dr Gulzar Ahmed Rather with the technical support of Jameel Ansari. Vote of thanks was presented Mohammed Ashraf Tak, Chief Editor JKAACL.