New Delhi: “Jashn-e-Virasat-e-Urdu”, a festival to celebrate Urdu culture and its heritage was organised by Urdu Academy Delhi. The festival was attended by various eminent personalities like ministers, MLAs besides deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia who not only inaugurated the festival but also graced valedictory session and gave away prizes to the winners of the various competitions.
During his address Manish Sisodia said the Urdu is an undying language and it will continue flourishing. He assured every possible help for the promotion of the language. He went on to say that India is incomplete without Urdu.
The festival aimed at keeping the language alive and ensure its growth through larger participation. The 6-day long festival was organised at Central Park, Connaught Place which concluded yesterday on November 15.