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Mushaira to support literacy projects

September 22
01:36 2010

Hashmat Sohail

CHICAGO: The Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association of Greater Chicago (AMUAA-GC) has scheduled an International Mushaira “Surprise & Delight” on Friday, October 15 at Northwestern University in Evanston to support Literacy Projects.

The evening features famous Indo-Pak poets and other talented poets of North America, such as Nida Fazli (India), Rais Ansari (India), Nasim Nikhat (India), Khalid Irfan (Pakistan), Tariq Sabzwari (Pakistan), and Hashmat Sohail (Chicago). An evening to enjoy Ghazals, Geet, Naghmein and Mazahiya Urdu Shayari!

Nida Fazli is one of the very few poets who can be called the cultural ambassador for not only India but also the Urdu language.   He is a famous lyricist of Bombay Film industry and has won numerous awards. Some of the films with his lyrics are: Razia Sultan, Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin, Aap To Aise Na The, and Yatra, Sarfarosh.

Rais Ansari is a senior Indian poet of considerable standing while Tariq Sabzwari hails from Pakistan and Nasim Nikhat from Lucknow, India.  Hashmat Sohail is from Chicago. There will be several talented poets from Northern America.

The AMUAA-GC is a non-profit (tax-exempt) charitable organization of alumni and well-wishers of the Aligarh Muslim University working to advance educational, social, and cultural causes. All proceeds will go towards Literacy Projects of AMUAA-GC.

Dr Tausif Alam



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