MLB Art-Theatre Festival holds 17th All India Mushaira
Ferozepur, December 5, 2021: All India Mushaira was organized on Saturday evening at Vivekananda World School Ferozepur on the occasion of 79th birth anniversary of Mohan Lal Bhaskar, under 17th Mohanlal Bhaskar Art and Theatre Festival, which mesmerized the audience.
Significantly, the event was organized in memory of Mohan Lal Bhaskar, a former Indian spy who infiltrated Pakistan sixteen times while working as an agent with Indian security agencies, but was held on the 17th visit due to a double-cross agent. Later he was awarded death sentence by a Pakistani court but on Dec 9, 1974, under the Simla Agreement, Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan with his consistence efforts made to return Mohan Lal Bhaskar to his homeland.
He later wrote his tales in various jails of Pakistan in his autobiography "Main Pakistan Mein Bharat Ka Ek Jasoos Tha'' which was awarded with the Sasand Shrikant Verma National Award in 1989 and this book was published in ten different languages.
Giving details, Prof.H.K. Gupta, Vice-President, MLB Foundation described that the event began with lamp lighting in front of the portrait of Late Sh.Mohan Lal Bhaskar by Smt. Prabha Bhaskar, Patron-un-Chief MLB Educational Society and Foundation, Fayaz Farooqui, IPS, Additional Director General Punjab Police, Chandigarh, V.K. Meena, IAS, Divisional Commissioner, Jalandhar, Anumeet Hira Sodhi, State Information Commissioner, Punjab, Davinder Singh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Ferozepur, Lakhbir Singh, PPS, SSP Vigilance, Ferozepur, Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar, General Secretary, Balvir Singh, PPS, SP(H), Ferozepur, Suresh Kumar Goel, C . J. M, Firozpur, Om Prakash, Commandant 118 Battalion, BSF, Ferozepur, Ish Aul, Commandant, (Ops) BSF, Ferozepur, Gurmeet Singh, PPS, SP-OPS, Ferozepur, Dr. Jasvir Singh, Civil Judge, Sr. Division, Ferozepur, Naveen Kumar, Sr. Divisional Operating Manager, Ferozepur, S. P. Singh Bhatia, Sr. Divisional Operating Manager, Ferozepur Division, Dr S N Rudra, Varinder Mohan Singhal, CA & Chairman, Genesis Institute of Dental Science and Research, Sushil Mittal and Mr. Sameer Mittal, Director Bhagwati Lacto Pvt Ltd, Ferozepur.
MLB Educational Society and Foundation felicitated S. Harminder Singh Koharwala with MLB Award-2021 (Lifetime Achievement Award), Shri Ninder Ghugianvi with MLB Award-2021 (Literature), Mr. Harish Goyal with MLB Award-2021 (Social Work) , Ms. Hitasha and Mr. Sehajpreet Singh got honoured with MLB Award-2021 (Sports) for their appreciable contribution in different fields of literature, sports and social welfare.
In the meantime, the satirical poet Janab Sampat Saral stunned all the audience with his composition "Mann Ki Baat - Kaam ki baat" in his satirical style.
Poetry of Abrar Kashif that tied the end of the whole gathering was-
“Ab ke ham tark-e-rasoomaat karke dekhamte hai,beech vaalon ke bina baat karke dekhte hai
isse pehle ki koi phichla talavaar kare,aakhiree baar mulaaqaat karke dekhte hai”
All the audience applauded when hindi poet Janab Shakeel Aazmi recited his poetry:
“Khuda bhi khoob hai bhagwan ki moorat bhi sundar hai,
Magar jab maa ni hoti to ghar poora ni hota.”
On behalf of MLB Foundation, the Director of Vivekananda World School, Dr. NS Rudra welcomed all the guests and Chairman of the school Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar thanked all the guests who attended Mushiara.