Srinagar: An extension lecture in Urdu was delivered by Prof Shohab Inayat Malik Dean Arts and Head, Department of Urdu, the University of Jammu at the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), the University of Kashmir on the topic “Qudrat-Ullah Shahab: Art & Thought” on Saturday.
Prof Malik discussed at length the life and literary contribution of the son of this soil with special reference to his novel “Ya Khuda” an autobiography “Shohab Nama”.
The lecture was held in the conference Hall of the Directorate and was attended by a good number of students and numerous scholars.
The lecture was followed by a healthy discussion on different aspects of literature with reference to Qudrat Ullah Shohab.
The lecture was presided over by Dean School of Open Learning Prof. Mushtaq Ahmed while as Director Distance Education Prof. Mahmood Ahmed Khan welcomed the guest and threw light on other activities organised by the directorate in the recent past.
Dr Altaf Hussain Naqashbandi (Department of Urdu, Central University of Kashmir) also spoke on the occasion. Program coordinator Dr Altaf Anjum conducted the session while as Dr Irfan Aalam presented the vote of thanks.