The third Afzalpur Taluk Kannada Sahitya Sammelan would be held at Mahanteshwar Vidya Vardhak Sangha in Afzalpur on November 27, Afzalpur Taluk Kannada Sahitya Parishat president Suryakant Nakedar said here on Friday.

He said that Hanumanthrao Doddamani, writer, would deliver the presidential address.

Mr. Nakedar said the meet would be inaugurated by the former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and Water Resources Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who is also the district in charge. “Mr. Bommai will release the commemorative volume ‘Mahanta Jyothi'.

The sammelan will discuss issues such as the development of Kannada in the border areas, problems faced by Kannada-medium schools in border areas and the need to develop Afzalpur taluk,” he said.