PARVIN SHERE - Recipient of Sahir Academy Adeeb International Award

 
PARVIN SHERE - Recipient of Sahir Academy Adeeb International Award
 
The prestigious Sahir Academy Adeeb International Award ceremony was held on July 22nd, 2011 at the Holiday Inn Toronto, Canada . Dr. Kewal Dheer, chairman of Sahir Academy and the editor of reputable literary magazine "Adeeb" came from India to honour this memorable occasion . It was a classy event with 300 people in attendance. Sahir Academy Adeeb International Award has been established since 1978 and is an organization committed to literature, art and culture. This notable award is given to the person of eminence in recognition of their distinctly qualitative service and contribution in the field of language, literature, art and culture. The award was presented to Parvin Shere and Dr. Taqi Abedi by Prof. Gopi Chand Narang, advisor of Sahir Academy and the former President of Sahitya Akademi at the gala gathering . Sahir Ludhianvi's potrait in oil done by Parvin Shere was presented to Sahir Academy on this occasion which was highly appreciated. The event was attended by a number of literary personalities and elite citizens of Canada. Sahir Ludhianvi's poetry had a "Faizian" quality. Like Faiz Ahmed Faiz, he too gave Urdu poetry an intellectual element that caught the imagination of the youth of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Sahir's poetry reflected the mood of the age. Sahir Ludhianvi was a visionary who dreamt of and worked for a better future of mankind. His message reaches thousands of hearts longing for freedom, justice, peace and love.