Report Nisar Ali
ISLAMABAD: Baltistan Students Federation (BSF) arranged a musical night on Saturday at a private marriage hall in Rawalpindi in connection with Novroz.
Prominent participants were Dr. Shareef Astori, Vice president Shahzad Hussain Agha, Chairman BSF Muhammad Ali Yaar advocate, President BSF Hasnain Singay, social activist Parsa Fatima. Hundreds of students, intellectuals, politicians and journalists participated in the event.
Renowned singer Ustaad Niaz Ali, Mehdi Ali and musicians Shehzad Hunzai and others performed. The singers received enthusiastic response from the audience.
Addressing on the occasion, Dr. Shareef Astori said “students can play a very important role for the progress of the region”, adding generally we say students should not involve in politics but I categorically say students must take part in politics because they have a vision and new ideas which are missing in old politicians.
Vice President PPP Skardu chapter Shahzad Agha said that BSF was largest students party which was creating awareness among the masses and highlighting different issues for the right of Gilgit-Baltistan.
Preseident BSF Hasnain Singay, social activist Parsa Fatima and others also spoke on the occasion and acknowledged the organizers for arranging the musical night to promote the culture.
Speaking to the participants, Chairman BSF Muhammad Ali Yaar said that the objective of celebrating Novroz was to highlight the importance of the day which is celebrated culturally and religiously in Gilgit-Baltistan on 21 March every year. He further added that we had unique culture in the world, we lived in a peaceful region where the culture is rich and we have to promote our culture by organizing different programs.
Earlier, Rawalpindi students Federation (RSF) also organized a musical night at the same place with same theme in which a large number of people attended and renowned own singer Manzoor Baltistani performed at the function.