Civil Society pays tributes to Padam Dev Singh Nirdosh

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Akhnoor: Tributes were paid to world famous Dogra poet Padam Dev Singh ‘Nirdosh’, who has great contribution for making the dogri language recognised in whole world. He the poet who has written symbolic lines for Chenab river a symbol of love.
On his birth anniversary a tribute programme was organized on Tuesday at ‘Nirdosh’ Chowk in Akhnoor in which SDPO Varun Jandial and Station House Officer Hilal Azhar along with Civil Society menbers and media persons paid floral tributes to the great soul. Padam Dev Singh Nirdosh, who wrote a classic song ‘Balle Balle Bag Ha Chinab Deya Paniyan, Aaj Ghar Chutti Aunaa Saade Dil Janiaan’, was born on 13 April 1940 in Kaleeth. Nirdosh lived with that section of the society who have been marginalized. The lines of one of his works is “Tere Raja Ch Ner Peda Krishna Murari, Zamindar Ai Pukkha Marda Kukad Kha Patwari Kukad Kha Patwari Oh Bhi Kudki Kudki, Salam Bottle Piya Firda Budki Budki”.
Nirdosh died on September 7, 1994. He is only dogri poet on whose name a chowk is established. The fountain chowk of Akhnoor was renamed as Nirdosh Chowk and statue of Nirdosh was also established there. Those who paid floral tributes to the great poet on his birth anniversary are: – Rabia Khajuria, Vikrant Bral, Vishal Sharma, Sunny Sharma, Adarsh Bakshi, Ashwani Kumar, Atul Sudan, Avinash Bassan, Rakesh Kumar, Shiv Beragi, Vishal Gadgotra, Rajan Beragi, Shamsher Singh, Ashwin Bhardwaj, Anil Sharma, Vishal Sapolia, Raghuvir Singh, Raman Gupta, Ritesh Gupta, Sunny Sharma, Rahul Langer etc.