Photo by Gul Muhammad Mohmand

PESHAWAR, 14 August: Poetry is perhaps the best and most effective way to express someone’s feelings about a particular matter and that was the reason a number of literary associations held mushairas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata to celebrate the Independence Day on Sunday.

The sports and culture department in Mohmand agency organized a mushaira in Ghalanai to commemorate the national day. Poets presented their poems and lyrics to express their love with the homeland. Apart from local poets, literary figures from district Charsada and Khyber agency also participated in the mushaira.

Another mushaira was held in Mullagori area of Khyber agency under the banner of Mullagori Adabi Dastoor. Noted poets Adalat Baitab, Siyal Muhammad Siyal, Umar Zaman Umar and other popular poets participated.

A mushaira was also held in Mardan press club in which journalist-cum-poet Bashir, former deputy speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembly Ikramullah Shahid, Ahamd Ali Shah, Shoaib Sadiq, Muhammad Saeed Saeed and other peots presented their poetry.

Special prayers were made for the restoration of peace and stability in the country.