Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Department of Persian in collaboration with Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai organized online International Webinar on “Mir Anis and Mohtasham Kashani – the two eminent lamenter poets of India and Iran” on October 1.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Syed Ainul Hasan while delivering his inaugural speech said that Mohtesham Kashani, the 16th Century Iranian Poet is notable for his simplicity of style and Mir Anis, the 19th century Indian poet’s work is of extraordinary importance for its expressiveness. He expressed the hope that the Dept. Of Persian, MANUU will organize many activities in the coming days in collaboration with the Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai.
Prof. Aziz Bano, Head, Department of Persian while presenting her paper discussed in detail about Marsiya Nigari. Prof. Nikhath Jahan, DDE (MANUU), Dr. Syeda Asmath Jahan, Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Persian (MANUU), Prof. Ishtiaque Ahmed, Dept. of Persian, JNU, Prof. Narges Jaberi Nasab (Iran) and Dr. Suleiman Zare (Iran) also presented papers. Abu Talib Rizvi, Producer & Director presented few poems of Mir Anis with English translation.
Dr. Mohsen Ashouri, Director, Iran Culture House, Mumbai proposed vote of thanks. Prof. Shahid Naukhez Azmi convened the webinar.