Ministry of Minority Affairs today organised ‘Mera Watan Mera Chaman’ Mushaira in New Delhi as part of Amrit Mahotsav of 75th Year of India’s Independence. During the programme renowned poets from the country mesmerised the audience through their poetry and couplets.
Speaking on the occasion, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that in the last 75 years of independence, the country has seen a lot of challenges and struggles but last year, the biggest challenge the country and the world is facing is corona pandemic.
Mr Naqvi said that however, due to the resolve, patience and alertness of society and resources and medical facilities made available by the government have helped to deal with this new challenges.
He said, the government is implementing the world’s biggest vaccination programme for Covid-19 in the country. Remembering the sacrifices of freedom fighters, Mr Naqvi said that the country is indebted to them due to whom India achieved independence.
The Minority Affairs Ministry will organise the “Mera Watan, Mera Chaman” Mushairas and Kavi Sammelans across the country till 2023, where renowned as well as emerging poets will give effective and patriotic message of “Ek Bharat- Shrestha Bharat”.