Soz condoles Dogri writers demise

March 9th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Water Resources Saifuddin Soz on Monday expressed his condolences over the passing away of veteran Dogri writer and litterateur Prof. Ram Nath Shastri in Jammu on Sunday night.

Soz recalled the services of Professor Shastri for the revival and resurgence of Dogri language, and said that it was late writers inspiration, which led to the tremendous growth and glory of Dogri language.

Prof. Shastri was a father figure who has always inspired young writers and journalists, Soz added.

The minister also said that the veteran writer has left behind a treasure of literary works, which would always remain a source of guidance and light for the future generations. (ANI)

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