Coffee land to host women's literary fest from today

Coffee land to host women's literary fest from today

Sudha Murty

The coffee land will host a two-day state-level women’s literary fest from March 2.

The literary fest being organised by Kannada Sahitya Parishat will be inaugurated by Department of Kannada and Culture director K M Janaki at Kuvempu Kalamandira at 10.30 am on March 2.

President of Women’s literary fest and Infosys Foundation chairperson, Sudha Murty, who will preside over the convention, will be brought in a procession at 9 am. The procession will start from Ganapathy temple in M G Road and will reach Kalamandira, where the formal programme will be held. Cultural troupes will be part of the procession.

Kannada Sahitya Parishat president Dr Manu Baligar will preside over the formal inaugural programme.

Sessions on ‘Women’s perspective of Kannada literature’, ‘Contribution of Women to Literature’ and ‘Women and Literary Movement’ are planned for the next two days. A poetess’ meet will be conducted on the occasion. Valedictory programme and felicitation to achievers is planned at 4.30 pm on March 3.

MLC S L Dharmegowda, writer Rajeshwari Tejashwi, ZP president Sujata Krishnappa, CMC president Shilpa Rajashekhar and Karnataka Lekhakiyara Sangha president Vanamala Sampannakumar will take part.