10th Jaipur Lit Fest to celebrate 70 years of Indian democracy

The 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), to be held from January 19 to 23 next year, will celebrate 70 years of Indian democracy with a strong focus on the theme ‘The Freedom to Dream: India at 70’, the organisers announced on Tuesday.

The event will be held at the same venue, the Diggi Palace Hotel, in the state capital.

“In 2017, there will be a special focus on translations and the pulse of world literatures. Ceaselessly celebrating the wonders of the dreaming mind, the Jaipur Literature Festival invokes the collective energy of our brilliant authors and extraordinary and engaged audiences,” JLF co-director Namita Gokhale was quoted by PTI. Read more