GULBARGA: The seventh edition of the Pratibha Gulbarga Youth Festival 2010 will be held on February 5 and 6 at the Sharnbasveshwar Residential Composite Pre-University College here. President of the Sharnbasveshwar Vidya Vardak Sangh Sharanbasavappa Appa told presspersons here on Monday that the festival would be inaugurated by eminent scientist Amitabh Joshi. Dr. Joshi would deliver a special lecture on the opportunities available for students in courses other than medicine and engineering, after inaugurating the festival. According to Deputy Commissioner R. Vishal, who is the organising committee chairman of the festival, more than 1,500 students from 85 colleges from Gulbarga and Yadgir districts would participate. — Special Correspondent