On the 74th Independence Day of India, 2020, the Gujarat Sahitya Academy and Motivational Strips have honored 105 prominent poets of India. I am elated to be one of the recipients of the prestigious Honor bestowed for “Literary Excellence At Par with Global Standards” in the field of literature. That apart, another 245 eminent writers from 80 countries have also been chosen for this Honor.
UNITED NATIONS with a quest to promote Environment Awareness had initiated the BILLION TREE CAMPAIGN under the aegis of UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM UNEP). My poem-lyric titled, PLANT MORE TREES was chosen as one of the nine universal poem-lyrics that featured in the C.D Album – TREES FOR PEACE – TREES FOR THE EARTH (Un arbre pour la paix, un arbre pour la terre). The album was released by eminent persons / Mayors in France in collaboration with “Association Pour la Terra”
Poem CHOOSING A RIGHTEOUS PATH translated and rendered in Urdu by AYUB KHAWAR, Writer, Director, Poet and Translator who is presently the Head of Project Mazaqraat at DUNYA NEWS, Lahore, PAKISTAN. He, was a Former Senior Executive Producer (Dramatic Production) at Geo TV and has also worked for Pakistan Television Corporation
Please to inform that my exclusive poem for WORLD POETRY DAY was published in the Bi-monthly Magazine in SPAIN – Number 62 of #PLUMA_Y_TINTERO (“Pen and Inkwell”) corresponding to the months of March – April, 2020