rawalpindi - A poetic event ‘Jashan-e-Azadi Mushaira’ was organised on Sunday in connection with Independence Day celebrations at Rawalpindi Arts Council.

The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in collaboration with literary society Sukhanwar organised the event. Renowned poet Rasheed Saqi presided over the event while Punjab Education Foundation Chairman Raja Qamarul Islam was the chief guest.

The poets who presented poetry were Noor Niazi, Farrukh Jamal, Mubashir Abbas, Aurangzeb, Babar Zohrab, Hamid Bukhari, Jabbar Nizami, Farhana Ali, Zahoor Naqi, Aslam Sagar, Saeed Bukhari, Ali Asghar Samar, Muazam Shah,Sharif Cheema, Naeem Qureshi, Naeem Akram Qureshi, Abid Janjua, Shumaima Ufq, Zakir Mehmood, Qaiser Masood, Attiq Chishti, Mazhar Masood, Raza Ullah Saadi, Rasheed Amin, Dr Farhat Abbas, Aftab Zia, Naseem Saher and Rasheed Saqi.