Poetry of the distinguished Urdu poet
Dr. Mumtaz Peerbhoy
ABOUT THE EVENT
Launching the first book of poems by a poet who has already established herself as a significant presence in the world of Urdu poetry.
The book is the product of more than 3 decades of experience and perspective. It includes Nazms, Ghazals and other intricate forms of Urdu poetry.
This interactive evening will feature a talk, an interview and a reading by the poet.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A renowned Urdu poetess, Mrs. Peerbhoy has participated in many national and international mushairas and is famous for her melodious voice. A prolific writer, her poems and articles have been published in many national Urdu magazines and books. Apart from her literary work and associations Mrs. Peerbhoy engages in many social and developmental activities. She is associated with various NGOs working in the field of education, women and children’s welfare. She has been the President of the Inner Wheel Club of Pune Central and Soroptimist International, Pune. She is currently the president of the organization Bazme Khawateen, Pune as well as Marathi Urdu Mahila Sahitya Sammelan, Pune. She is also the Vice President of The Deccan Muslim Institute in Pune, Golden Jubilee Education Trust, Pune and the All India Urdu Sahitya Prishad. Mrs. Peerbhoy is the executive member of Young Women Christian Association in Pune, Maharashtra Medical Education and Research Center, Pune and a member of the Film Writers Association in Mumbai.
Date: Thursday, 26th October Time: 6.30 PM ENTRY FREE
Venue: Gyaan Adab