Udupi dist literary meet from May 17

Udupi dist literary meet from May 17

Speaking to media persons, Udupi District Kannada Sahitya Parishath President Ambathanaya Mudradi informed that renowned litterateur and lawyer A S N Hebbar has been chosen as Sammelan President. As many as 5 meets (goshti) will be held on the occasion.

The inaugural ceremony will be attended by Higher Education Minister and District-in-Charge Minister Dr V S Acharya, Legislative Council Chairman D H Shankarmurthy, Rajya Sabha member Oscar Fernandes and Udupi-Chikmagalur MP D V Sadananda Gowda.

Book exhibition

Government Pre university College Principal Subramanya Joshi will inaugurate the book exhibition on the occasion. ‘Janapada-Udupi Jille,’ a book, will be released by Kannada Sahitya Parishath, Bangalore, Treasurer Pundalika Halambi on the occasion.

New volumes will be released by Dakshina Kannada Sahitya Parishath President Pradeep Kumar Kalkura.


The goshtis include ‘Bhashe-Shikshana-Vicharamanthana,’ ‘Kavisamaya-Sarsamaya,’ ‘E Samaya Hasyamaya,’ ‘Sahitya Vichara’ and ‘Madhayma Goshti’.


Talks will be held on ‘Kundapura Kannada,’ ‘Challenges of higher education,’ ‘Interest and stance of contemporary education,’ ‘Challenges and solutions for teaching literature in the primary stage,’ ‘Udupi district literature for decade,’ ‘Creative literature and women,’ ‘Social commitments and litterateur,’ ‘Youth and their taste in literature,’ ‘Internet and newspaper,’ ‘Problems of small newspapers in the district’ and ‘Social commitments and newspapers.’

Honouring ceremony for those who contributed immense to the field of literature, history, media, art, science, theatre and society will also be held on the occasion.