As part of the 64th Republic Day celebrations, the University of Hyderabad (UoH) organized a Mushaira on its campus at Gachibowli. The star studded Mushaira which was organized in the DST Auditorium started at 9:30 pm and went on till 3:30 am of 27 January 2013. The auditorium was overflowing with lovers of Mushaira both from the campus and the city. Students, staff and families from other educational institutions like MANUU, EFLU and Henry Martyn Institute came in large numbers to see their favourite stars performing on stage.
The Mushaira was organized in association with Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad and Interfaith Coalition for Peace, New Delhi. Renowned Urdu Poets like Prof. Waseem Barelvi, Dr. Rahat Indori, Dr. Naseem Nikhat, Dr. Manzar Bhopali, Mr. Khursheed Akbar, Ms. Lata Haya, Mr. Iqbal ashhar and Mr. Hasan Kazmi from outside Hyderabad performed to thunderous applause from the audience. They were joined by some of our own city poets like Mr. Muztar Majaz, Dr. Mohsin Jalganvi, Mr. Rauf Khair, Mr. Agha Sarosh and Dr. Farooq Shakeel. In all about 26 poets performed through the night keeping the audience in splits. It was a memorable event for the lovers of Mushaira which was being organized for the first time by UoH in its campus on this large scale. More than 1000 persons stayed through the night encouraging the noted poets.
Pls see the links for the entire mushaira below: