Lucknow: At the Lucknow Book Fair three books were launched namely Dr. Sushma Tripathi’s – Middle Class Girl, Chandni Pandey’s – Abke Rain To Sirf Paani Hai and Hijr-e-Visal, a collection of ghazals edited by Alka Mishra. The launch ceremony and poetry seminar was organized jointly under the aegis of Khwaish Foundation, Pratishab and IRA Publishers, Dr. Sushma Tripathi presided over the program and the chief guest was Mahendra Bhishma.
The program was conducted by Manoj Shukla “Manuj. Dr. Ashok Sharma, Anita Maurya, Head of IRA Publication and Khwaish Foundation . Many includind Alka Mishra, Chandni Pandey, Neerja Neeru, Renu Mishra, Rashmi Lahar, Shashi Tiwari, Jyotsna Singh, Sudha Mishra, Upma Arya, Rubina Hameed, Manorama Srivastava, Abhay Anand etc. recited poetry. Lyricist Manoj Shukla awarded by Uttar Pradesh State Government was felicitated by IRA Publishers. A vote of thanks was given by Alka Mishra.