– Story writer Preet Neetpuri awarded with Bishan Singh Matwala Memorial Award
Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: Navrang Vichar Manch and Shilpi Parkashan organized a Kavi Darbar and Book Release Function at village Panshta. Noted poet of Punjabi, Surjit Patar also graced the occasion with his presence. He released a number of books in the function.
On this accoation, Story writer Preet Neetpuri was awarded with Bishan Singh Matwala Memorial award.
The books those were released : Sankalp (Bishan Singh Matwala), Silent Dialogue of book Varjit (Sukhdev Singh Nadalon), Poetic drama Angootha Vasiyat (Harminder Sahil), Khurde Angan di Gatha (Mohan Artist), Sangeet Gyan Darpan (Ustad A. Rehman Khan), etc.
A Kavi Darbar was also organized on this occasion in which the noted poets recited their poems. The poets who participated in the Kavi Darbar are, Surjit Patar, Darshan Buttar, Balwinder Sandhu, Kulwinder Chand, Sushil Dosanjh, Madan Veera, Navtej Garhdiwala, Amrik Dogra, Resham Chittarkar, Sham Sunder Posi, Sukhdev Nadalon, Mohan Artist, Sandhu Varianvi, Harminder Sahil, Avtar Singh Sandhu, Pardeep Baghaura, Sohan Singh Suni, Prof. Jaswinder Singh, Joga Singh Bathulla, Ranjit Posi, Parvinder Singh Kittna, Avtar Singh Langeri, Prof. Ajit, Jagtar Singh Bahowal, OP Heera, Budh Chittarkar, Dr. Jagtar SIngh Kot Fatuhi, etc. Navkiran Panshta conducted the stage.
While speaking on this occasion, Surjit Patar advised the readers to buy and read the books of Punjabi Authors. He also congratulated the Shilpi Parkashan for working for the Punjabi language.