first_imgPune International Literary Festival will start from September 2 at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (Yashada), Baner.It is the fourth chapter of the festival (September 2-4), organised by Manjiri Prabhu, the founder and director of the PILF.Theme of the festival: ‘Children’s rights’ This year, the theme of the festival is ‘Children’s rights’ and the aim of the organisers is to raise the awareness about issues related to childrenThere will be an exhibition on British author Enid Blyton, well known for her children’s books and novels. ‘The festival will act as a platform between authors and readers’Founder and director of PILF, Manjari Prabhu said, “The primary objective of the fest is to act as a platform between authors and readers for their direct interaction and thereby contributing towards promoting the book reading culture, which has been losing its sheen due to various reasons,” as reported in The Indian Express. About the festival:Renowned personalities and scholars from all over India and abroad like Raghunath Mashelkar, Rajdeep Sardesai, Ashwin Sanghi and  Prasoon Joshi will take part in this-three day festivalThe festivals will consist of panel discussions, book launches and workshopsThe discussions will be based on the topic, ‘The Changing Trends of Marathi Cinema’, ‘Women Relationships and Law’ and other issuesThe festival will be inaugurated by Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.Read: DU admissions 2016: University to announce three more cut-offs Read: Two Indians make it to Google Science Fair finals Click here for more education related news.advertisementFor more details, follow India Today Education or you can write to us at [email protected]last_img

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