Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Ministry of External Affairs Government of India under its monthly Horizon Series presented a unique musical evening ‘Mehfil-e-Mousiqi’ featuring one of the most celebrated singer of the state of J&K Jitender Singh at K.L. Sehgal Hall, Abhinav Theatre Complex Jammu.
Welcoming the jam-packed audience at K.L Sehgal Hall, Regional Director ICCR J&K Balwant Thakur informed that with the showcasing of this unique ‘Mehfil-e-Mousiqui’ ICCR has completed 100 local, national and International programmes in Jammu.
In a short span of Six years ICCR established new International professional standards and trends of cultural showcasing in Jammu. Introducing Jitendra Singh, Balwant Thakur said that this proud artist of Jammu brought laurels from world over for his unique style of singing versatility.
Jiterder opened today’s musical evening with his one of the popular most Ghazal ‘Log Bahre hain Inehen Dil Ki Sunaya Naa Karo….. and enthralled everyone in the audience. This followed his yet another popular Ghazal number ‘Mehfil Main Baar Baar… and mesmerised with his soulful singing styles.
The programme touched the ultimate heights when Jitender Singh touched the public chord by transporting them to the world of Dogri folk and sang ‘Khue Te Khdotiye Tu Mal Mal Par Ni Toh….
He was accompanied by the most accomplished musicians of the state which included Sammy Masih (Tabla), Amarjeet Singh (Violin) and Jagmit Singh (Gitar)
The programme was professionally anchored by Kusum Tickoo.