LAACL organises two-day literary seminar and symposium on Development of Literature in Ladakh

    Publish Date: 29 April, 2022

    Leh, April 09: Ladakh Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages, Leh organises a two-day literary seminar and symposium on ‘Development of Literature in Ladakh’ today.
    Two books titled Ri-Mos-bSad (Sketch Says) authored by Ven Thupstan Paldan and Ladakh Review Vol.8 published by Nawang Tsering Shakspo were released during the seminar as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
    Member of Parliament, Jamyang Tsering Namgial was the chief guest and Executive Councillor for Art & Culture, LAHDC Leh, Stanzin Chosphel was the guest of honour. Five prominent scholars/writers of Ladakh including Dr. Jamyang Gyalson, Ven Thupstan Paldan, Dr Nawang Tsering, Dr Lobzang Tsewang and Stanzin Mingur presented papers on various topics on Development of Bhoti Language and Literature in Ladakh.
    MP Ladakh thanked everyone for organising this type of seminars and also highlighted measures to preserve the traditional history, art, culture and language. He also emphasized on inclusion of certain important historical aspects in school syllabus so that the upcoming generation will be more aware of their lineage.
    EC Chosphel expressed that this kind of literacy functions and seminars need to be organised at regular intervals with the involvement of youths. He added that this will encourage and educate the young generation. He also informed the gathering regarding the plans and vision of the current Hill Council to strengthen and preserve the local culture, tradition and languages.
    A threadbare discussion and interaction session was also held at the seminar.
    The second half of the seminar started with a poetry session, several scholars/poets including Khanpo Konchok Namtak; Tashi Lanzes; Stanzin Lamo; Konchok Tsetan; Rinchen Dadul; Tsering Dorjee; Tsering Dolker; Stanzin Tsetan and Tsering Tashi participated in the seminar.
    Event was attended by the prominent scholars, artist, writers and poets of Ladakh.