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Poetry festival on October 2

Event will mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Sahitya Akademi is organising an all-India poetry festival on October 2 at Jain College auditorium, No. 34, Ist Cross, J.C. Road to mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti.

The inaugural session is from 10 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.; the first session – ‘Is poetry dying?’ – from 11.45 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be poets’ meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The event also features a Sahitya Akademi book exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details, visit http://sahitya-akademi.gov.in/

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