KATRA, MAY 31:
School of Languages & Literature’ alumnus, Dr. Quleen Kaur Bijral, of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra was recently felicitated with ‘Rasa Javedani Memorial Award’ in a grand function organized on the occasion of 39th death anniversary of legendary Urdu and Kashmiri poet late Rasa Javedani in the Prof. Gian Chand Jain seminar hall of the Department of Urdu, University of Jammuunder the aegis of Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik, Head of Department and President, Rasa Javedani Memorial Literary Society. The Award ceremony function was organized to commemorate the distinguished artists of J&K, and it constituted a memento, shawl and citation. Further, Dr. Aziz Hajni, Secretary Cultural Academy, Jammu, Rohit Verma, cultural activist, and Dr. Bijral, the SMVDU scholar, were awarded for the year 2018, 2017, and 2016 respectively.
Notably, Dr. Bijral is a well known musician, novelist as well as columnist who regularly writes for Daily Excelsior and Greater Kashmir newspaper.
She is also a Bureau Chief of The Logical Indian, an Online Media publishing India. Recently, Dr. Quleen published a novel titled The Witch Some Witch, Partridge India, a Penguin Company which has been accepted in reputed universities of India. Prof. Shohab Inayat Malik concluded the event with Vote of Thanks.