By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 17 Nov: A Mushaira and Kavi-Sammelan was organised by the Valley of Words with Dr IK Pandey, former Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand and also a poet, in the chair.
The programme was conducted by Dr S Farooq, who is a well-known personality of Dehradun, in his usual poetic style.
The first person to recite her poetry was Alina Itrat from Delhi, who presented her Ghazal in a melodious voice which was applauded many times. Local poet and singer Gyanendra Kumar presented his poetry, poet Afzal Manglauri, his Ghazals on peace and brotherhood. These were appreciated by one and all.
At in the end, Dr Indu Kumar Pandey recited his poetry in Urdu and Hindi, both. The hall was full of listeners including very eminent persons.