A national level Hindi ‘Hasya kavi sammelan-cum-mushairaa' will be organised on Monday at MP Hall, Ukkunagaram by Hindi Cell of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.

The programme is coordinated by Rachnakaar Sahitya Sansthan, Surat. Renowned film and TV artist Albela Khatri, famous hasya kavi and shayar Yogendra Moudgil, Panipat, Govind Rathi, Ujjain, Md. Jalal Maykash, Bhopal and Urmila Urmi, Lucknow will participate in the sammelan.

RINL Chairman-cum-Managing Director P.K. Bishnoi will be the chief guest.

Literary meet

Srijan, an association dedicated to Hindi literature, culture and drama organised a Hindi ‘sahitya charcha' on Sunday. At the meeting, various articles, poems and satires were presented by the Hindi writers, poets and authors. Srijan secretary T. Mahadev Rao briefed about literary discussions being organised by them.

Special talk

Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran will deliver a special address on ‘Transition from Look East to Engaging East' at a programme jointly organised by the Eastern Naval Command and National Maritime Foundation, at Gateway Hotel in the city on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

ENC and NMF will also conduct a seminar on ‘Strategic contours of India-China relations' on July 14 and 15 at Samudrika auditorium.