|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 17: Dara Shikoh Centre for Arts in collaboration with Amar Mahal Museum organized four day workshop on creative Writing and Art which will continue till 18 Feb. The writers of creative writing and art are partricipating drawn from all the three regions of the state, Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu. The writers have written poetry , short stories and literary criticism mentored by Lalit Magotra, Vijaya Thakaur, Shashi Pathania from Jammu, Prof Sheikh Ahsan-ul-Haq from Kashmir valley and Tanzin Joldan from Ladakh.
The work on the overall theme is "River" and shall be displayed on Sunday 19 Feb . there is also a FETE, "Jashn-e-Baharan" to be held in the front lawn of Amar Mahal Museum and is open for general public. The programme will include folk dances, music, show of traditional and royal costumes, photo exhibition and a festival of Food and Craft which is open from 11 AM to 6 PM. On 20th Feb, a seminar entitled Defining Jammu, celebrating diversity, facing challenges will be organized at Darbar Hall, Amar Mahal from 10 AM to 5 PM.