A literary meeting will be held as the first session of the annual function of Zinda Dilan-e-Hyderabad on October 9, at Indira Priya Darshini Hall, Public Garden at 6:30 pm. Noted humour writer Padma Shree Mujtaba Husain will preside over. Dr. Farzana Farah, Karnataka, Mansoor Shah Jahanpuri, Ilyas Siddiqui, Malegaon, Dr. Abbas Muttaqi, Dr. Mohammed Ali Raffat, Syed Imtiyazuddin and Hameed Adil will recite humour articles.
Dr. Mumtaz Mehdi is the convenor.
The All India comedy Mushaira will be held on October 10, at Lalitha Kala Thoranam, at 8 pm. Internationally acclaimed artist and poetess of Bollywood and Television Zeenat Ehsaan Quraishi will attend for the first time. Entry is free.