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Hajini elected as convener of Kashmiri Advisory Board of Sahitya Academy

Srinagar, Feb 12 (UNI) Noted Kashmiri poet and writer, Secretary J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Dr Aziz Hajini was elected as convener of Kashmiri Advisory Board of National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi New Delhi in the first meeting of its newly constituted General Council held at Ravindra Bhavan New Delhi on Monday.
An official spokesman said here this evening that Hajini’s name was proposed by globally known Urdu poet Sheen Kaaf Nizam which was endorsed by well known Punjabi writer Prof Manmohan Singh Deepak. The seat of convener was lying vacant after Prof Mohammad Zaman Azurda completed his five year term in December 2017.
Hajini, an author of 18 published books, has served Sahitya Akademi New Delhi before also as member of its Executive Board and general Council. He has been honoured with several awards including prestigious best book award of Sahitya Akademi and National level best translation award to his credit.
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20 Oct 2021 | 2:47 PM

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