Roving Bookstall Program Launched in Sindh
First book stall, setup at Sindh Agriculture University by Sindhi Adabi Sangat in collaboration with a Hyderabad-based publishing house, will continue selling books for three days
The literary organization plans to setup such roving bookstalls in 20 cities and towns of Sindh to create awareness about books and develop reading habit among young generation
From Our Correspondent
Sindhi Adabi Sangat, a literary organization and Roshni Kitab Ghar, a Hyderabad-based publishing house, have launched a Roving Bookstall Program and setup first of such bookstall at Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam on Wednesday.
The bookstall, setup for three days in front of Crop Production Faculty of the university, is the part of Sindhi Adabi Sangat’s program of creating awareness about importance of books and developing reading habits among the young generation.
SAU Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri, Dr. Khawar Jamil, Federal Insurance Ombudsman, who is son of renowned poet Jamil Jalbi, former Chief Secretary Subhan Memo Sindh Abadgar Board leader Mahfooz Ursani, former Secretary Irrigation Khalid Haider inaugurated the bookstall.
The bookstall was dedicated to Comrade Mir Muhammad Talpur, a social reformer and close friend of nationalist leader Saeen G. M. Sayed, and Israr Sham, known for writing children’s literature and other eminent writers, whose photographs were also displayed.
Taj Joyo, Secretary Sindhi Adabi Sangat told on this occasion that the organization plans to setup such stalls in twenty cities and towns of Sindh and each stall will be named after the local writers of that area.
VC Dr. Marri and other lauded Sindhi Adabi Sangat’s efforts for creating awareness and developing reading habits among the youths.
Prof. Dr. Ismail Kunbhar of SAU، local writers and poets of Tando Jam were also present.