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Jammu and Kashmir hosts one-day seminar on short story Kashmir
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Jammu and Kashmir hosts one-day seminar on short story

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 03 Jun 2023, 09:25 pm

A day-long multilingual seminar titled “Short Story in J-K: Directions and the Way Ahead” was held in Srinagar city on Thursday where participants tried to understand the new realm of literature.

The event, organized by the Arts Campus of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with the Fiction Writers’ Guild, Srinagar, saw esteemed speakers, engaging presentations, and thought-provoking discussions that celebrated the rich literary heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, reports ANI.

Prof Mohammad Afzal Zargar, Registrar of CUK, chaired the first session, setting the tone for the seminar, reports the Indian news agency.

He expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “This seminar is a testament to our commitment to nurturing literary talents and promoting cultural exchange. We are honored to host this event that brings together diverse voices in the pursuit of literature.”

Malik emphasized the importance of storytelling, saying, “Short stories are windows into the soul of a society, capturing its essence in a compact and impactful manner. Jammu and Kashmir have a rich storytelling tradition, and it is essential to explore its various directions and pave the way for a bright future.”

Dr Ishrat Mantoo, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at CUK, skillfully conducted the session, which featured three scholarly papers that offered valuable insights into the short story landscape.

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