Experts Opinions

Dr. Anjum Awan, himself, is primarily a ‘Doctor of Medicine’ having served as Registrar, Lecturer and Consultant Pediatrician in the Department of Health & Medical Education. Besides; he represents the higher echelon of Modern Gojri Scholarship. Lately, kindled by the passion for Islamic Studies, he did M.A. and Ph. D. in Islamic Studies and joined Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri as Assistant Professor. One of the brilliant minds of the Pir Panjal region, he has, in a short span of time, firmly established himself as a dedicated teacher and learned scholar having created a niche for himself in the intellectual circles of the varsity.

Prof. Akhtar ul Wasey: (President, Maulana Azad University, Jodhpur - India)

Dr. Rafique Anjum represents the higher echelon of the modern Gojri scholarship. He is a multifaceted litterateur- both at creative and analytical levels. He is well versed in modern methodology of research and philosophy.

In some mythological representations, when I see men and women deities having scores of hands, I take it as a luxury of human imagination. But I have been encountering human beings in flesh and blood, albeit very rarely, who make me believe that they do possess more than a pair of hands. It is a figurative statement to describe their tremendous achievements. Dr.Rafique Anjum belongs to this illustrious if somewhat illusive species. He is a physician by profession and equal to his task. He is a poet, a short story writer, a researcher of repute and a linguist by intuition. Dr. Rafiq Anjum is still a young man and he is sure to take us by surprises galore in future too.

Kh.M.Y. Taing: (Ex. DG Culture & MLC/ Dy. Chairman Legislative Council)

Dr. Rafique Anjum Awan is a poet and scholar of considerable repute of both Urdu and Gojri languages besides being an erudite writer of English language too. A number of his poetic collections both in Urdu and Gojri languages have earned him accolades across the sub-continent.

Prof. (Dr.) Zahoor ud Din : (Ex HOD Urdu & Registrar/Controller of Exams Jammu University)

The Gojri-English Dictionary by Dr. Rafique Anjum who is a pediatrician, i.e. belonging to medical profession shows his passion and interest in his language which inspired him to grasp nuances of Linguistics and Lexicography. He has grasped the intricacies of producing a good dictionary on scientific lines as reflected in this volume. He has done such a gigantic work single handedly that he deserves all appreciation.

Prof. Dr. JC Sharma: (Ex. Dy.Director CIIL Mysore)

The poetry of Dr. Rafique Anjum is an entity of sweet, lyrical and deeply thought provoking impression. His imagination touches the highest contemporary poetic sublimation.

Shahbaz Rajourvi: (Renowned Writer & Educationist)

Poetry of Dr. Anjum is the Poetry of 'Tears-Imagery'. It is a study of psyche of loving souls and expression of tender feelings. Apart from learning and scholastic advancements, 'Anjum is a born poet'.

Prof. M.Y. Kohli : (Ex. Prof. of English & CEO Poonch)