NIT Srinagar organizes 'Sham-e-Ghazal'
‘There are no boundaries to understanding music’: Director
Post by on Thursday, June 2, 2022
Srinagar, June 01: The Art and Culture Club in collaboration with Students Activities and Sports Centre, National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday organized a cultural program ‘Sham-e-Ghazal’ in which valley’s prominent singer Naseem-ul-Haq mesmerized the audience.
Director NIT, Prof. (Dr) Rakesh Sehgal appreciated Dr. Nasir F. Butt for organizing such relieving events that rejuvenate the soul.
“Ghazal is innately capable of the profound outpouring of emotions like no other musical form. Music is universal in that there are no boundaries to understanding music,” he said.
While highlighting the importance of the relationship of music with academics, Prof. Sehgal said listening to good music fuels creativity and a creative mind has the ability to make discoveries and create new innovations.
On the occasion, Registrar NIT Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari appreciated the event and stated that such programs are the need of the hour.
“It was a pleasant journey into the world of Ghazals. It touched the hearts and demands complete attention. In Kashmir listening to ‘Ghazals’ remained a favorite with all generations,” he said.
The programme began with the welcome address by the Coordinator, Dr. Nasir Butt, after which singer Naseem ulHaq began his rendering of the melodious Ghazals.
Prof. Sehgal, Director NIT Srinagar, Registrar Prof. Syed Kaisar Bukhari, and Dean R&C NIT Srinagar Prof. MF Wani along with the invited special guests felicitated the artists with mementos and tokens of appreciation.
Special gifts were presented to the invited singer and his entire team.
A formal vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Nasir Butt. He also expressed his gratitude to Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, and Prof. Bukhari for supporting such cultural activities and providing the approval on short notice.
He said the club will organize more such programs in the future also.