Jodhpur’s Rajasthan Literary Festival will start on March 25.

Similar to the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress Government in Rajasthan will host the first-ever Rajasthan Literary Festival in Jodhpur from March 25 to 27 to highlight various literary, historical, and cultural endeavours.
On March 25th, 2023, in the evening, Chief Minister Ashok Gehot will declare open the “Sahitya Kumbh: 2023.”

“Young generation guys are more attracted towards western culture. RLF will be a platform for them to know the heritage and literature of the state”, Dr B D Kalla, the Education, Art and Culture Minister, said here on Thursday.

“RLF is organised to strengthen Rajasthan’s literary identity and promotion culture. Rajasthan Sahitya Akademi, Urdu Akademi, Sanskrit Akaedmi, Nehru Bal Sahitya Akademi, Sangeet Natak Akademi, and Lalit Kala Akademi would have been lined up to select writers, journalists, theatre artists, stand up poets of Hindi and Urdu have been invited to participates in the debates”, Dr Kalla said.

Gayatri Rathore, Principal Secretary of the department said, ” Beauty of Mayad language will be reflected in Rajasthani Kavi Sammelan. Book Fair, Handicrafts Fair, Art Fair, Cultural Activities and Food Stalls as well will be displayed for the audience. Seven intellectual scholars/writers will be honored with various awards at the inauguration ceremony”.

The three-day Sahitya Kumbh will feature 14 literary dialogue sessions, Kavi Sammelan, Rajasthani Kavi Sammelan, Kala Samvad, and about 100 well-known figures from various areas of literature, art, and culture, according to Priyanka Jodhawat, Additional Director General of Jawahar Kal Kendra.
Eminent poets like Kumar Vishwas, Prabha Thakur, Sampat Saral, Ikram Rajasthani, and others are scheduled to join the Kavi Sammelan. Mushaira will feature participation from well-known writers like Wasim Barelvi, Nawaz Deobandi, Sheen Kaf Nizam, and Lokesh Kumar Singh ‘Sahil’.

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