TORONTO:  Support is extremely essential for promotion of a cause or a person. It is the soul of the purpose. So always step forward, contribute and play your important role in whatever capacity possible to support a just cause, good purpose and right person.

             Institutions and individuals, big or small, combine and contribute tremendously to build a good society and effective system in which true leaders and right people are provided the best opportunities and facilities to prove their worth play their part for the benefit of all. Legends, greats, stability, prosperity and success are all products of such efforts, struggles and environment.

             Want to become a part of one such great effort and struggle for a very good cause? If yes, then step forward to join the prestigious team of Sahir Cultural Academy, India. This institution of international repute and recognition is practically engaged in promotion of Urdu language, lovers, promoters and supporters.

             The Sahir Cultural Academy focuses on creativity in order to inspire, motivate and support all those with potential to really do something for the cause in the best interest of the people and society. For details, visit: and  

            Following VIPs, leading and distinguished personalities are patrons of the Sahir Cultural Academy, India:

             Sh. I.K Gujral (Former Prime Minister of India), Sh. O.P Munjal (Vice Chairman, Hero Group), Sh. Rakesh Bharti Mittal (Vice Chairman, Bharti Airtel), Sh. Rajinder Gupta (Chairman, Trident Group) and Sh. Vijay Chopra, (Chief Editor, Hind Samachar, Punjab Kesri and Jag Bani newspapers).

             ADVISERS: Prof Gopi Chand Narang, Former Chairman, Sahitya Academy, Gulzar, Film Writer and Poet, and Chander Shekhar, Director General of Police, Punjab.   

             Dr Kewal Dheer is the Chairman of Sahir Cultural Academy, India. He is also the Chief Editor of `Adeeb International’, a project of Sahir Cultural Academy. It is a global journal of Urdu literature. Dr Dheer himself is a noted fiction writer, Advisor Urdu to Government of Punjab and a Member of Punjab Urdu Academy.

             Dr Kewal Dheer, the Urdu Legend, is on a literary tour of North America and Europe. He is in Canada these days and staying with his son Anil Dheer. Mostly he remains busy attending selected gatherings of intellectuals and leading community figures. He is greatly impressed by hospitality of the community, Urdu-Lovers and supporters in Canada.

             Seeing the great interest, important role and tremendous contributions of the community in Canada and North America, Dr Kewal Dheer wants them to become an important part of the team of Sahir Cultural Academy and Adeeb International.

             Dr Kewal Dheer is offering the important community members the golden opportunity of becoming Honorary Trustee of Sahir Cultural Academy and Adeeb International. This will be a great honour for both the members and the academy.

             Those interested in becoming Honorary Trustee of Sahir Cultural Academy and subscribers of Adeeb International could contact him at (647)853-5800 in Canada. Later, he could be contacted at the following address:

             Dr Kewal Dheer, Chairman, Adeeb International (Sahir Cultural Academy), B-116, B.R.S. Nagar Ludhiana-141012, India.



             Ph: 91-161-4628500, 98151-55800.

             Dr  Kewal Dheer wants the community to come forward and fully support “Adeeb International” as subscribers. The subscription is $50 (Dollars fifty only). Since he is on a visit to Canada and North America, he wants the $50 cheque for subscription to be mailed to his son: Anil Dheer, 50 Mirabell Court, Brampton, Ontario, L6W 4K9, Canada.


             Distinguished personalities and leading community figures including Dr Shahid Hashmi, Ashfaq Hussain, Tasleem Elahi Zulfi, Sultan Zafar, Zakia Ghazal and many others are supporting and promoting for the sake of Urdu and community Dr Kewal Dheer, Sahir Cultural Academy and Adeeb International journal.

             Realizing the importance of the opportunity, offer, institution, journal and the cause, many intellectuals, poets and Urdu-lovers have already shown keen interest in becoming Honorary Trustee and Subscribers. They are doing this in the best interest of promotion of Urdu and community.

             Dr Shahid Hashmi has offered his prestigious platform of Canpak Chamber of Commerce for support and promotion of Urdu cause. With this in view, Canpak Chamber of Commerce in association with Sahir Cultural Academy, India, is planning to organize `An Evening with Dr Kewal Dheer and launching of opening issue of Adeeb International journal’. Date and venue are being finalized and would be announced soon. As usual, a large number of people are expected to attend.

             On this occasion, internationally recognized and reputed eminent intellectuals and literary personalities of the community in Canada will join and speak. Mehfil-e-Ghazal, a programme of music, will be an entertaining segment of this event. All Urdu lovers, promoters and supporters of any community and origin are welcome and requested to join the launching celebrations and make it highly successful and memorable.

             For details, contact: Dr Kewal Dheer/Anil Dheer (647)853-5800, Sultan Zafar (905)874-0413 or Dr Shahid Hashmi (416)876-1667.

             ---Javed Zaheer (JAZA/JAYZEE/JZEE), Free Expression Award Winner, Desi Idol Recognition Award Winner, Member/Honorary Director of NEPMCC, Veteran Active Member (VAM) of Toronto Press Club, Ex-Member of The National Club and The Ontario Club, Honorary Editor of English Weekly `Pakistan Abroad’, ex-Chief Editor (Honorary) of English Weekly `The Ambassador’, ex-Senior Sub-Editor of English Daily DAWN, Pakistan, Chairman, CANOPI, and Director, Canpak Camber of Commerce, is contributing purely on Voluntary and Honorary Basis in order to serve all people and communities. Contact: (416)696-0981/ read more JZ’s exclusive articles, please visit the following websites: (Pressing needs section),  and  (Home Pages & Editorial Sections. Scan years from 2004 to 2011.