13.Aug,Jammu: Radio Kashmir Jammu organised a music concert Sangeet Sandhya to commemorate 70th Independence Day in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and languages at Abhinav Theatre . Established artists of the region and artists from Punjab enthralled the Jam packed auditorium. The event started with the traditional lighting of the lamp by Station Head Radio Kashmir Jammu, Deputy Director General (Engineering) Sh. K.K.Singh, Programme Head Sh. S.K.Malhotra, and Additional Secretary JKACL Sh.Arvinder Aman Vice Chancellor University of Jammu prof. R.D.Sharma.and Sh.Saujanya Sharma Director Urban Local Bodies.
In his welcome address Programme Head Radio Kashmir Jammu, Sh. S.K.Malhotra greeted Independence Day to all the audience and highlighted the role of Radio Kashmir Jammu in fostering the spirit of peaceful co-existence, communal harmony and brotherhood. He further added that Radio Kashmir Jammu belongs to the people of the region and encouraged the local talent to use the platform of Radio to give exposure to their talent. Top notch artists from Jammu and neighbouring Punjab enthralled the audience with the flavour of Patriotism, Soofiana Light and Folk Music.
The artists who performed on the occasion included, Dharmesh Nargotra, Ravi Bhan, Vishal Gupta, Sonali dogra, Bunty Malhotra, Nidhi Kaila, Ajay, Harbans Singh, Karuna Kalotra, Vandana .
Suman Bhatti.Punjabi Folk Artist from AIR Jallandhar added special attraction to the programme.The rendition of choicest Punjabi Folk in her classic voie wah the high point of the event that mesmerised the entire audience which could not refrain from joining her with clippings and singing.
At the end of the programme Vice Chancellor University of Jammu Prof.R.D.Sharma appreciated the programme and congratulated Radio and Academy for arranging such a splendid musical evening. He also greeted everyone on Independence Day.Additional Secretary J&K academy of Art Culture and languages, Dr. Arvinder Aman thanked the audience for their overwhelming support to the efforts of Academy in general and also to all of their collaborative efforts with Radio Kashmir Jammu. He particularly mentioned JHAROKHA programme of the two institutes.
The event was attended in large numbers by people from all walks of life including Former Station Director Radio Kashmir Jammu Sh.V.K.Sambyal. Former Secretary JKACL Smt.Rita Jitendra, Maj.Gen Govardhan Singh Jamwal (Rtd.) .Everyone was appreciative of the exceptional quality of music served by Radio Kashmir Jammu and JKACL. Smt Madhvi Sharma, Senior Announcer of Radio Kashmir Jammu conducted the proceedings of the event while music was co-ordinated by Pex Music Manoj Bakshi and Composer Harish Kaila.
Source : Rkj Jammu