Bhopal: Celebrating the Urdu language and culture, a 3-day grand festival Jashn-e-Urdu began with a bang on Tuesday at Ravindra Bhavan.
Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy Bhopal is organising the event. The Academy has felicitated 30 senior poets of the State for the first time.
Events include painting competition based on Allama Iqbal, Kaifi Azmi, and other renowned poets of Urdu, an interaction, recitation of Urdu poetries and ghazals before the audience, Qawwali etc.
On the occasion, tribute was paid to the Pulwama martyrs.