India: ‘Culture of Peace’ literary festival on northeast concludes


‘Culture of Peace’, a literary festival celebrating the diverse and vivid cultures of northeast through writing, music, theatre, film and media, was recently held in New Delhi.

Organised under the initiative of ‘Zubaan’, an independent feminist publishing house, in collaboration with the Heinrich Boll Foundation and Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the festival aimed at bringing pertinent issues concerning the region to the forefront.

Contribution to the Indian literature by eminent writers from the northeastern region like Mitra Phukan, Bhabananda Deka, Dhruba Hazarika and Temsula Ao has been immense.

Distinguished writers, novelist, poets, journalists and academicians from all across the region gathered at the festival to share their opinions and discuss about the literature. Read more

Source: Business Standard

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