Jammu, April 13
French Club Jammu today launched a calendar named “Gems of Jammu” with eminent personalities from different walks of life at Press Club of Jammu, here.
Kavinder Gupta, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Chairman Team Jammu, Yudhvir Sethi, State Vice President, BJP and Baldev Singh Billawaria, District President, BJP jointly released the calendar.
This calendar was dedicated to Sugandhi Goel, MD Trived Event Management.
The twelve personalities of Jammu who got featured in the calendar were Krishna Kumari (Folk Singer), Brij Mohan (Poet/Music Composer), Zorawar Singh Jamwal (Chairman Team Jammu), Kusum Tickoo (Actor/Producer/Anchor), Gaurav Gupta (First Barefoot runner of the state, Marathon Man of Jammu), Sonali Dogra (International Singer), Ashima Sharma (Anchor/Model/Fashion Choreogopher), Mitali Dogra (Gymnastic International Player), Rahul Makin (Radio Jockey), Siddharth Slathia (Top Youtube Singer), Raj Malhotra (Fitness Model) and Naresh Sharma (Founder The Strings).
The event started with the welcome address by Arun Sharma, President and founder, French Club Jammu.
The chief guest Kavinder Gupta while speaking on the occasion said that the initiative of the French Club to launch the calendar was to highlight the achievements of the people for Jammu in different fields are appreciable, such initiatives by other organizations should also be taken so that the youth gets motivated.
However, Zorawar Singh Jamwal said “Gems of Jammu” calendar not only tells about achievements of the people from Jammu but also brings out the talent Jammu has in front of everyone. “With minimal resources and infrastructure, youth from Jammu are growing in their field. This should be an inspiration for others and state government must initiate such activities to encourage talent of the state.” said Zorawar Singh Jamwal.
In his address, Yudhvir Sethi said “French language and its propagation in the state is not all a threat to any other language including the local languages in the state, it will help in translating rather Dogri literature into French and vice versa, thus paving a way for global exposure. Our culture and tradition will be better known to various European Nationals”.
Meanwhile Arun Sharma President of the French Club of Jammu said since the formation of the club seven years ago, it is has grown with many leaps and bounds and has become a prominent name not only in Jammu but also in Kashmir and Ladakh region from where people are associated with the club.
French Club members who were present on the occasion were Preeti, Sonali, Tapas, Arjun, Ravinderpal Singh and Ujwal. Proceedings of the whole programme were conducted by Lokesh. Event was sponsored by Mr.Ajay from Rudra Youth Trust.