Tribune News Service
Amritsar, February 19
GNDU held Sardarni Balbir Kaur Brar Memorial Speech dedicated to International Tongue Day by the School of Punjabi Studies.
Addressing the event, Padma Shri Dr Surjit Patar shared his views on ‘Me and My Creation.’Surjit Patar said the process of creating poetry required three important aspects — intensity, craft and understanding of the language and expressions,” he said in his address.
“Apart from this, emotions, life experiences such as wonder and sorrow can also be a great source of poetic expression,” he added.
Several other speakers at the event included former Vice Chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University Dr SP Singh, Harchand Singh Bedi from Department of Punjabi Studies and Dr Raminder Kaur, head, School of Punjabi Studies. Harchand Singh Bedi, while talking about Surjit Patar’s works, said his poetry had the potential to stay relevant across time and resonates with the common sentiment.
Dr SP Singh, in his presidential address, called Patar the king of poetry and that his works were as mature as that of Mohan Singh and Shiv Kumar.
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