Controversy erupts after Gul Panra records PSL final song at Peshawar University



2022-02-15 15:11:00

Pashto singer Gul Panra. — Twitter/File
  • University spokesperson, nevertheless, rejected reviews that college was closed for the recording of the song.
  • Spokesperson says recordings have been held on Sunday and Monday they usually had nothing to do with the vacation.
  • Dances and loud music stored the college alive all day,” a college trainer says.

PESHAWAR: Controversy erupted after information concerning well-liked Pashto singer Gul Panra recording Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) final song at the University of Peshawar went viral.

The University of Peshawar was closed on Valentine’s Day on a wierd pretext, however the precise matter turned out to be facilitating well-liked singer Gul Panra to document songs at the primary educational blocks of the establishment, The Information reported.

An academician informed the publication that if the college had been open, she wouldn’t have been in a position to do the recordings.

Nevertheless, Numan Khan, the establishment’s spokesperson, dismissed rumours that the college had been closed for the recording of the song.

He said that after receiving notification of the college’s closure the day earlier than, the PSL organisers approached them about recording a song for the final match. The crew was allowed to document after receiving permission from the deputy commissioner’s workplace.

The letter issued by the DC workplace states: “Shamsher Ali Khan, SK films, Lahore is allowed to hold the event — recording of video shoot regarding the PSL final match from February 13 to 18 — at Islamia College, the University of Peshawar, cafes of Peshawar and the walled city.”

The recordings came about on Sunday and Monday, in line with Numan, and had nothing to do with the vacation. The break was supposed to offer a protracted weekend to school staff who had been busy planning occasions for Kashmir Day.

In an official assertion issued just a few days in the past, the college administration introduced that the campus would stay closed in lieu of February 5 — Kashmir Day — on which seminars and different occasions had been organized within the college.

The pretext sounded unusual as a result of an establishment has by no means been closed on account of a public vacation that occurred almost two weeks in the past. Additionally, the college was formally closed on February 5.

Though the college had requested that lecturers and workers maintain actions to indicate solidarity with the folks of Kashmir, the gatherings have been totally voluntary.

Throughout the nation, related gatherings have been held in virtually all private and non-private organisations. Nevertheless, none of them has declared a “closed holiday”in lieu of a day that has already been noticed as a vacation.

“Some people were exploiting the event for their vested interest,” the spokesperson claimed.

Numan additional revealed that solely the song was not recorded. A brief movie in regards to the college’s function had additionally been recorded whereby a classroom setting was created. All this had been finished for the “projection of the university.”

Earlier, when the notification concerning the closure of the college was issued it was taken positively and it was believed that the college administration needed to avert any untoward taking place on Valentine Day, which can be marked as Haya Day (modesty day) and a circle of scholars.

Additionally, up to now clashes have been reported between those that observe the day as Valentine’s Day and people who mark it as Haya Day. Subsequently, it was usually believed that the college administration was attempting to play a intelligent recreation by holding the college closed on the day in order that nobody would have the ability to have fun Valentine or observe Haya Day.

‘Neither the bamboo will be there, nor the flute can be played upon’ was believed to be the purpose of the college administration. However the precise matter turned out to be utterly totally different. No one aside from just a few within the high administration of the college knew that the establishment had been closed to facilitate the Pashto singer to have her songs recorded for the cricket event in numerous components of the college on the day.

Some school members and college students informed this reporter that the artist and different members of the crew remained busy with the recordings. “Dances and loud music kept the university alive all day,” a college trainer stated.

President Peshawar University Academics Affiliation (PUTA) Dr Jamil Ahmad Chitrali uploaded a video message on social media late Monday night and said that the recording had continued since morning until his message and for this goal, all the college remained closed.

Later, PUTA via a press launch condemned the closure of the college and demanded the Chancellor and Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman to conduct an neutral inquiry into the matter and droop the vice-chancellor.


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