A three-day Vachana Sahitya Sammelan, jointly organised by the Akhila Karnataka Vachana Sahitya Parishat, Mysore, and Basava Samiti, Bangalore, will be held from August 17 at Ravindra Kalakshetra here. Aimed at promoting vachana literature of the 12th century, the conference will have seminars, talks by writers, artistes, farmers and politicians.
Book exhibition and release of books relating to works of ‘Vachanakaras’ will be part of the event.
Sammelan reception committee chairman and theatre personality Master Hirannaiah told presspersons here on Monday that the works of Shivasharanas had enriched Kannada literature besides reforming society. The sammelan is intended to take the message of Vachanakaras to the youth, he added.
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