National Book Week to be celebrated at Institute Menezes Braganza
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Thursday, 12 November 2009
The week from November 14 to November 20 will be celebrated as the National Book Week all over the country. Institute Menezes Braganza has also arranged a book exhibition from November 14 to 20 at the Menezes Braganza Hall.
Apart from the book exhibition other programmes like kavi sammelans, reading competitions, lectures, etc, have been arranged and readers, poets and writers are invited to participate in the programme.
On November 14 at 4.30 p.m. the Chief Secretary, Government of Goa and Chairman (IMB), Mr Sanjay Shrivastav will inaugurate the exhibition. In this book exhibition, the National Book Trust of India and about 15 other booksellers from Goa and outside will participate. After the inauguration Mr Anil Samant will deliver a lecture on the topic ‘Vachakachi Badalti Abhiruchi’.
On November 15 at 4.30 p.m. there will be a programme on the views of the Bal Shree Awardees. On November 16 at 4.30 p.m. Adv Uday Bhembre will deliver a lecture on Dr Rammanohar Lohiya on the topic ‘Lohiyancho Samajik Drishticon’.
On November 17 at 4.30 p.m. there will be a Konkani Poetry Recital. The participants for the same being Ms Guwaldaloop Dias, Mr Gauraj G Talaulikar, Ms Srinisha Eknath Naik, Ms Tejshri G Prabhudessai, Ms Rupa Kosambe, Mr Shahikant Punaji, Mr Hanumant Chopdekar, Mr Mahesh Parkar, Ms Shoba Fulkar, Mr Ashok Shilkar, etc.
Prof Yeshwant Suman from Puna will deliver a lecture on Dr Rammanohar Lohiya on the topic `Samakalin Bahujan Vadache Swarup ani Lohiyanche Rajakiya Vichar’ on November 18 at 4:30 p.m.
There will be a reading competition for students of the higher secondary on November 19 at 10 a.m.
On November 20 at 4.30 p.m. there will be Marathi poetry recitals. Dr Y B Sutar (Chitrasenshabab) will be the president of the function. Participants for the function are Ms Sapana Dhupkar, Ms Shanta Lagu, Ms Poornima Kerkar, Ms Radha Bhave, Mr Nilesh Bude, Mr Arun Naik, Mr Prakash Dhumal, Mr Suresh Bhandari, Mr Avdhut Kurtarkar and Mr Shambu B Bandekar. This will be followed by the valedictory function.