Jashn-e-Virasat-e-Urdu is an initiative by Delhi Govt. to celebrate the Urdu culture and heritage. The 6-day long festival was inaugurated by the Deputy CM of Delhi, Mr. Manish Sisodia on 10th November at Central Park, Connaught Place.
The festival will witness famous Bollywood singers like Suresh Wadekar and Javed Ali.
Jashn-e-Virasat-e-Urdu aims at promoting, preserving and keeping the language alive. In an statement the Deputy Cm said that ” this year the festival will be bigger and better.”
Urdu is an integral part of Delhi’s culture, heritage and literary history. Urdu is the sweetest of all languages and it has the unique ability to touch hearts . This festival will bring the Urdu lovers together to celebrate Urdu in all its forms.
The last year edition was held at Red fort lawn and this year it will be held at Central Park, Connaught Place. The entry is free for all.
There are a number of line ups to reach out the youth in this year’s edition. Composite calligraphy, stalls, arts and crafts and a platform for new talents, you can expect all these from this years edition of Jashn-e-Virasat-e-Urdu.
Also, Delhi archives will present the old and historic documents.
So if you are a true Urdu Lover then i hope you will love it and with your presence at the festival make this a grand success this year too.
The festival will come to a close on 15th November 2018.
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