Saraswati bai Rajawade Noorara Nenapu is being organised by K.V. Subbanna Apta Rangamandira on October 3.

The day long event will have Kendra Sahitya Akademi award winning writer Vaidehi, Dr. Vijayamma, writer Vivek Shanbhag, director of Kannada and Culture K.R. Ramakrishna and others.

The morning session chaired by B.N. Sumitra Bai, will have papers presented by M.S. Ashadevi, and Shreevalli. The second session will be chaired by Dr. N. Gayatri with Dr. Sabiha Bhoomigowda presenting a paper. The valedictory lecture is by Dr. R. Poornima, which will be followed by a documentary on Saraswatibai Rajwade by Sethumadhav Jodidaar. The programme concludes with a solo performance by Susheela Kelamane, directed by Venkataramana Aithal, which is based on the memoirs of Saraswatibai, Muntaada Kela Putagalu .

The venue for the centenary celebrations is Suchitra Film Society, Banashankari II Stage. For details, call 98809 81180.

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