Ferozepur, December 1, 2018: The Audience was enthralled at All India Mushaira, the prime feature of the 14th Mohan Lal Bhaskar Art and Theatre Festival held on Friday night at Vivekananda World School, Ferozepur, to mark the 76th birth anniversary of Sh.Bhaskar.
The arena was packed with distinguished guests hailing from different regions and different spheres ranging from judiciary to bureaucrats besides dignitaries from all walks of life.
Sh.Arpit Shukla, IPS, Additional Director General of Police, (Provisioning) Punjab, Sh.V.K.Meena, IAS, Secretary (Higher Education), Sh.Mukhwinder Singh Chinna, Inspector General of Police, Ferozepur, Sh. S.K.Aggarwal, district and session judge, Ferozepur,Sh.Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Ferozepur, Sh.Pritam Singh, SSP Ferozepur, Sh. Rakesh Mittal and Sh. K.K.Goel, duo additional district and session judge, Ferozepur, Manwinder Singh, SP(H ), Ferozepur, Sh. J.K.Jain, Additional Municipal Commissioner, Ludhiana, Sh. Kulbir Singh Zira , MLA Zira, Mr. Varinder Singla , Dr. Kamal Baghi, Dr. Parveen Dhingra and Mr. Jasmail Singh Laddi Gehri, congress leader graced the occasion.
Meanwhile Sh.Arpit Shukla, on behalf of MLB foundation welcomed all the guests in the event while Dr. Shruti Shukla, gave vote of thanks.
The event was organised in the memory of former Indian spy in Pakistan, Mohan Lal Bhaskar, who, while working as an agent with Indian security agencies, intruded into Pakistan sixteen times, but was held on the 17th as a double-cross agent ditched him. He was awarded death sentence by a Pakistani court, but the higher court reduced it to fourteen years of imprisonment and he was repatriated under the Shimla agreement on December 9, 1974. Later on, he narrated his experience in various jails of Pakistan in an autobiography `Under the Shadow of Bayonets and Bars’ which was awarded Saansad Sri Kant Verma National Award in 1989. The book was published in ten languages.
Mohan Lal Bhaskar Foundation honored Ms. Randeep Kaur (Asian Kabbadi Player ) with MLB Sports Award 2018, Ms. Sandeep Kamboj ( Guidance and Career Counselor ) with MLB Education excellence 2018 and Mr. Vijay Vivek (Faridkot) with MLB Literary Award and gave two fruist ‘Rehri’ to two needy persons under ‘Self Employment Program’.
Dr. S.N Rudra , Proff. Gurtej Koharwala , Mr. Jhalkeshwar Bhaskar , Mr. Gagan Singhal , Mr. Sameer Mittal, Mr. Santokh Singh Sandhu , Mr. Amit Dhawan, Mr. Harsh Arora , Mr. Aman Deora, Mr. Shailender Bhalla, Mr. Kamal Dravid, Mr. Mehar Singh Mall, Mr. Raman Singh, Dr. Naresh Khanna, Dr. Harsh Bhola, Mr. Amarjit Singh Bhogal, Mr. Sunir Monga, Mr. Vikas Mittal , Mr. Surinder Goyal, Mr. Pardeep Dhingra, Mr. Parveen Vij, Mr. Naresh Sharma, Mr. Sapan Vats were present on the occasion.