Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Bhartiya Janta Party National President Amit Shah today released Dr Dartakhshan Andrabi’s new book “Hatheli Pe Suraj” at Jammu in presence of Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh, BJP National General Secretary Ram Lal, BJP National Vice President Avinash Rai Khanna, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh, BJP State President Sat Sharma and BJP State General Secretary Ashok Koul. “Hatheli Pe Suraj” is the Urdu poetry collection of Dr Darakhshan and is her seventh book. Dr Darakhshan writes poetry in Urdu & Kashmiri in addition to the translations which are very significant. She has translated the poetry of Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda and ex-Prime Ministers Atal Bihari Vajpai and V P Singh into Kashmiri. Hatheli Pe Suraj includes opinion write ups of Makhmoor Sayeedi, Chandra Bhan Khayal, and Rayees-ud-din Rayees who have rated this poetry as a trend setting poetry of Nazm-Goi in Urdu literature. A recipient of State Translation Award, Rani Laxmibai Award and Vandemataram Samman in addition to many awards and appreciations, Dr Andrabi is a writer of diversity. While releasing her book, BJP National President said that Darakhshan carries a sun in her hands to fight the darkness around us. “These are the poems of humanity and nature and peace,” said Amit Shah.  Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office hoped that this sun will shine in the troubled state to usher in an era of peace and prosperity.

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