VISAKHAPATNAM: Literary organisation ‘Prasannabharathi' will organise a four-day literary convention heralding Ugadi, the Telugu new year, for the 11 {+t} {+h} consecutive year from March 12.

The convention, to be held in association with V.L.S. Vignana Saraswatha Peetham of Hyderabad, will be organised at Sri Lalitha Peetham at Laithanagar.

‘Prasannabharathi' has been organising the literary fete to familiarise the younger generation with the 2,000-year-old glorious history of Telugu language and literature and drive home the values enshrined in them. In tune with its object, the invitation itself begins with a poem in metre. Sadguru K. Sivananda Murthy will inaugurate the literary fete on the evening of March 12. On the valedictory on March 15, G. Indira, Prabhala Janaki and Charla Mrudula Kumari will speak.