Srinagar, September 02, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been conferred the “Khilat-e-Hanfi Sopori” award for promotion and protection of Kashmiri language from the platform of Jamia Masjid Srinagar as a religious leader.
The award was given on the second day of the “Kashif Conference” organized by Adbi Markaz Kamraz in Srinagar.
In the media category of “Khilat-e-Hanfi Sopori” award, E Tv Urdu was awarded for its daily Urdu news programme titled “ETv Urdu Kashmir.”
The Mirwaiz speaking on the occasion expressed concern over the neglect of the language in schools and homes and hailed efforts of Adbi Markaz Kamraz.
Former DD director, poet and writer, Farooq Nazki was conferred this year’s “Sharaf-e-Kamraz” award for his contribution towards Kashmiri literature, through his writings as well as the broadcast media.
“Kashmiri Writers’ Forum” Sopore and Rafiabad Adbi Markaz jointly bagged the “Sharaf-e-Kamraz” award in the category of literary organisations.
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