Noida: The most prestigious Suraj Parkash Marwah Sahitya Ratan Awards were presented to the popular and prominent writers of the country in a grand function at Marwah Studios in the annual third edition on the first day of 8th Global Literary Festival Noida 2022 at Noida Film City.
“Feelings and Thinking of a man drive his activities and the quality of work. Think good feel good so that you can act good and convert this earth into heaven,” said Sandeep Marwah Chancellor AAFT University and President of the festival congratulating the awardees present in the auditorium from different parts of the country. He also narrated in short the struggle of Suraj Parkash Marwah during partition days.
On this occasion veteran poet and author Savita Chaddha, talked about the value of relationships in life. Addressing the gathering renowned writer Dr. Divik Ramesh stated that a student is an integral part of teacher’s life and a teacher is nothing without students.. Senior Politician from BJP Anand Sahu laid stress on the significance of Language, its value and stated that without language there’s no art & culture.
“Winning an award is always a special moment. The greatest award is the appreciation of the people. Man gives you the award but God gives you the reward. An award recognizing your talent is an honour,” said Dr Marwah while announcing the names at the Suraj Parkash Marwah Award Ceremony covering nine renowned authors/poets who were felicitated with the Suraj Parkash Marwah Sahitya Ratan Award and certificate of honour including Dr. V. L. Gaur, Sanskrit and Hindi poet, Dr. Bhuvan Lall author and film maker, Alka Sinha poetess, Prof. Dr. Shalini Verma Author, Dr. Roopa Singh author, Dr. Sunita author, Urvashi Agrawal ‘Urvi’ Poetess, Pawan Kumar Poet and Dr Sanjay Inamdar Poet & Novelist.
All the awardees spoke their heart out in the most dignified manner. The event was conducted by Sushil Bharti. The dignitaries also released the news bulletin “Manthan” prepared by the students of Journalism and Mass Communication under guidance of Dr. Nawaz Dean AAFT School of Journalism & Mass Communication.
The event was supported by Asian Academy of Arts, International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry, Asian Unity Alliance, World Peace Development and Research Foundation and AAFT University of Media and Arts.