Staff Reporter

KARIMNAGAR: The Karimnagar town is gearing up to conduct the first ever national level ‘Urdu mushaira’ programme on February 25 at Padmanayaka kalyana mandapam in Karimnagar town.

All-India Urdu mushaira organising committee convenor Syed Mohiuddin said that the mushaira would be conducted under the supervision of Siasat Urdu daily editor Zaheed Ali Khan. Poets from Hyderabad Salauddin Nayyar, Tasneem Zauhar, Nafisa Abid, Ibrahim Khan Iyaz and other national and international renowned Urdu poets would also attend. Minister for Minorities Welfare Md. Shabbir Ali would participate as chief guest. Ministers J. Ratnakara Rao and T. Jeevan Reddy, Government Whip D. Sridhar, RTC Chairman M. Satyanarayana Raoand others would also participate.