Reading Week will be observed in the district from June 19 to 25.

Kannur University Vice-Chancellor M.K. Abdul Khader will inaugurate the observance at Government Vocational Higher Secondary School here on Wednesday. District Collector Rathan Kelkar will deliver the Reading Day message. District panchayat president K.A. Sarala will preside over the function. Municipal chairperson Roshni Khalid and P.N. Panicker Foundation State secretary Karayil Sukumaran will be present. A short documentary on P.N. Panicker will be shown.

A series of programmes such as quiz, essay competitions, and cultural contests will be held as part of the observance.