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Quarterly Journal “Tehreek-e-Adab” released at JU


Quarterly Journal “Tehreek-e-Adab” released at JU

Last Updated on : 22 Nov,2017 | Source : UNT News Desk


A special number of “Teheek-e-Adab” a quarterly journal published from Varanasi has published a special number on the life and works of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik, HOD Urdu, University of Jammu. Besides it has published Research papers of young writers of Jammu and Kashmir in the recently published issue. The special number of Tehreek-e-Adab” was today released by Prof. R.D. Sharma, Vice Chancellor of University of Jammu in the presence of galaxy of writers, students, scholars and civil society members. Prof. Masood Siraj , Head Department of Urdu, Mysore University, Mysore presided over the function while Prof. Saheb Ali, HOD Urdu, Mumbai University, Mumbai graced the occasion as Guest of Honour.

            In his speech the Vice Chancellor lauded the contributions of Prof. Shohab and  also described him a reputed urdu writer of the country who had made the Department of Urdu the most vibrant department of University by organizing Academic and literary activities. Prof. Sharma also informed that the University has been graded as “A+” University by NAAC and has also achieved 63rd rank in NIRF among the various universities of the country. He advised the faculty members of the department to apply for different projects of UGC and other funding agencies so that department could flourish more and more. Describing Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik a well known organizer, Prof. Sharma complemented Editor of Tehreek-e-Adab., Varanasi Javed Anwar for bringing out a  special issue on a towering and dynamic young professor.

            Prof. Saheb Ali speaking on the occasion described Prof. Shohab a reputed urdu writer of the country who has authored 19 books in Urdu. According to him the books written by Prof. Shohab are valuable and  they provide information regarding the upliftment of Urdu language and literature in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He further said that under his able headship department of Urdu has become the most vibrant department of the country as it is organizing literary and academic activities frequently.

            Prof. Masood Siraj described Prof. Shohab a clear hearted man and able administrator who had earned name and fame throughout the Urdu world. He is reputed Urdu writer who has authored valuable books like ‘Qurat-ul-Ain Hyder as a short story writer” and “Gardashe-e-Rang-e-Chaman ka Tanqeedi Mutalia”. He is considered authority of Urdu literature written in Jammu and Kashmir. The services of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik, for the upliftment of Urdu language and literature, could not be ignored. Describing special number of Tehreek-e-Adab which was released today a historic document Prof. Masood Siraj lauded the efforts of writers who had contributed for the said issue.

            Dr Farhat Shamim too spoke on the occasion she was of the view that Prof. Shohab is leading the department of Urdu in a efficient way and young writers are learning more and more from the way Prof. Shohab is working for the upliftment of Urdu language.

         Earlier Dr. Irfan Arif , Assistant Professor, Department of Urdu, Govt. MAM College presented a detail paper on the special issue of Tehreek-e-Adab for publishing its special number on the life and works of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik. He informed that Prof. Shohab was born at Bhaderwah which is called as Chota Kashmir. He graduated from Degree college Bhaderwah and did his M.A, M.Phil and Ph. D from Jammu University. He is well known literary figure of Chenab valley and is the author of number of books. He thanked Javed Anwar the editor of the Tehreek-e-Adab for publishing special number on the life and works of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik. It is pertinent to mention here that Tehreek-e-Adab has dedicated its current issue to Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik. Towering Urdu critics like Prof. Beig Ehasas , Prof. Atiq ullah, Prof. Qudose Javed, Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed , Prof. Majeed Bedar, Dr. Shafaq Sopuri , Dr Abdul Rashid Manhas has written critical articles on the life and works of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik. They all have described Prof. Malik a challenging person who is doing a commendable work for the upliftment of Urdu language and literature.


While speaking on the occasion Prof. Shohab thanked Javed Anwar for publishing a special number on his work. He informed that he will do his best for the upliftment of Urdu language and literature in the state of Jammu and Kashmir where it is the official language. He thanked the Vice Chancellor of Jammu University for releasing the special number and complemented research scholars of the department for writing research articles which have figured in the special number.

        The proceeding of the program was conducted by Dr Chaman lal while vote of thanks was presented by Dr Mohd Reyaz Ahmed.

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