Published On: Sat, Apr 16th, 2016

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches the logo of 3rd Kalinga Literary Festival

dpradhanNew Delhi: Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas , Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches the logo of Kalinga Literary Festival 2016 at his New Delhi residence.
It should be noted that 3rd Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) will be held at Mayfair Lagoon, Bhubaneswar on June 18 and 19 , 2016. Odisha Diary ( Odisha Diary Foundation will organize Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) to celebrate the creative spirit of the city and commemorate the literary diversity it offers, bringing in interactions with the best minds in the world of literature within and outside Odisha and India. This year over 100 speakers from national and international level will attend the Kalinga Literary Festival. Central Theme of 3rd Kalinga Literary Festival is Literature and Democracy.

Academics, authors, political and social activists, law makers, government officials, corporate leaders, students and people from all walks of life will immerse in the vibrant atmosphere of the festival and exchange opinions on various socio-cultural aspects of present and future. Several eminent personalities from literary, film and civil society circle are scheduled to attend this national literary event.

KLF has emerged as an Annual Flagship event in the cultural calendar of Odisha and the focus is to rekindle the state’s romance with literature and foster reading and writing, especially among the youth. It offers a national platform with a global appeal and bridges the gap between literature in English and other Indian regional languages.

During the occasion Kalinga Literary Festival Convenor and Co-ordinator Sangram Dhar, KLF founder Rashmi Ranjan Parida, KLF Co-convenor Prof. Kamala Kanta Dash, KLF co-convenor Sitansu Mohaptra, KLF Co-convenor Debraj Mohanty, KLF Co-convenor Subhransu Panda, were present.

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