• North east, western Indian writers meet at M S University in Vadodara
     August 30th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in Education In Gujarat, Gujarat in News
    MS university Baroda

    MS university Baroda

    M S University (MSU) will host a two-day North East and Western India Young Writers’ meet. Organized jointly by MSU and Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, the meet on September 1 and September 2 will witness a cross-cultural confluence of writers and poets.

    “Young writers and poets from North East India including those representing Assamese, Manipuri, Bodo, Nepali and Tennydie (a dialect) languages and those representing Gujarati, Marathi, Konkani, Sindhi and Hindi languages will participate in this meet on Saturday and Sunday,” officer on special duty (registrar) Amit Dholakia told TOI on Wednesday.

    The programme would also include presentation of Bihu song and dances from Assam.

    Vice-president of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari will deliver the presidential address at this meet, which will be inaugurated by well-known Gujarati litterateur professor Sitanshu Yashashchandra Mehta on Saturday. MSU vice-chancellor professor Yogesh Singh will be the guest of honour at this meet, which will witness participation of around 30 young writers and poets.

    During the meet to be organized at Dr I G Patel seminar hall at the Faculty of Social Work, writers will discuss the modern literary trends of North East and Western Indian languages. Poets representing the languages will also recite their poems.