Urdu festival Jashn-e-Rekhta returns after three years

Updated: Dec 3 2022 2:42PM

New Delhi, Dec 3 (PTI) After a hiatus of three years, ‘Jashn-e-Rekhta’, the festival celebrating Urdu and “Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb”, began here on Friday with a stellar lineup of poets, writers, and performers.

The 7th edition of Jashn-e-Rekhta was inaugurated by Sanjeev Saraf, founder of Rekhta Foundation, and poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here.

Speaking at the inaugural session, Akhtar said that all the people attending the festival are proof of the beauty and cultural unity of Urdu literature.