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  • Sleeping giant has woken up: Jeje Lalpekhlua
  • Ex MLA, former UP DGP join BJP
  • Address long-pending demands of striking NHM, Forest employees: Tarigami
  • G20 Summit to see start of world-wide data governance
  • Sleeping giant has woken up: Jeje Lalpekhlua
  • Cong workers likens Priyanka's entry into active pol to that of return of Indira in Cong
  • Bank of Maharashtra Q3 net widens to Rs 3,764 26 cr
  • Adani commits Rs 12,000 cr investment in TN
  • Cabinet approves amendment to framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC members
  • Priyanka, Jyotiraditya will take Cong forward; doors open for SP, BSP, says Rahul
  • Four CPI-M workers, 3 BJP activists injured in different bomb attacks
  • ITC falls by 4 16 pc to Rs 277 70
  • Sensex down by 336 17 pts
  • Cabinet OKs India-Kuwait MoU on recruitment of Indian domestic workers
  • Huge quantity of foreign liquor recovered
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Gujarat Literature Fest to kick-start from Jan 3

Ahmedabad, Dec 28 (UNI) The Gujarat Literature Festival (GLF) are in for a treat as the 5th edition will kick-start from January 3 to 7 here, the organisers said on Thursday.
Besides, the event will also announce GLF Awards for the first time that will see participation of writers, publishers and other literary genres, the organisers added.

Addressing a joint press conference here, the organisers said that over 100 events will be organised during the five day fest in which nearly 200 local, National and International authors, experts and performers from different languages will participate.
Debates, discussions on various topics, story telling, stand up poetry, stage performances, films shows, workshops and master-classes would be a part of the festival to be held at multiple venues of Kanoria center, Hutheesing Visual Arts Center, Amdavad ni gufa for arts and Senate hall of Gujarat University.
Several foreign speakers would also contribute to the event. Prominent writers and performers like Anjum Rajabali, Ashok Mishra, Devdutt Pattnaik, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Rajdeep Sardesai, Sagarika Ghose, Vinay Kumar, Ketan Mehta have confirmed their participation.

Member of GLF organising committee Rajendrabhai Patel said that this year's festival theme is 'story telling' and it focuses on youth.
"It will be for the very first time that the GLF will take place in two cities though at different times. It will also be held in Vadodara from 2-4 Feb. Since Ahmedabad has got the UNESCO heritage city status, there will be a series on heritage talks during which different experts would throw light on different periods of history of the Ahmedabad city", Mr Patel said.

A story telling competition for children and plays will also hit for the first time in the festival, Mr Patel informed adding that a novel move to give new writers an opportunity an event by name 'Ink Tank' will also be held wherein the aspiring writers would pitch the concept to a panel of publishers and if they find it interesting they will pick of the stories right then and there, offering a signing amount and if the work delivered was of the promised quality, publish it.
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