AIR to conduct national symposium of poets

The All India Radio, Hyderabad, will conduct a ‘Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan (National Symposium of Poets)’ from January 9 at APSRTC Kala Bhavan here in Baghlingampally.

Governor ESL Narasimhan will be the chief guest, informed AIR Deputy Director General Mangalagiri Aditya Prasad. “66-Poets from 22-Indian languages and eminent translators of Hindi and Telugu languages will be participating at the event. We are very happy as AIR, Hyderabad is hosting the prestigious event,” he said.

AIR, New Delhi Director General R. Venkateshwarlu, ADG Shaharayar, Chennai ADG K.P. Srinivasan would also participate in the event.

Along with poets from Telugu, Hindi, Sanskrit, poets from 22- Indian languages like Nepali, Santali, Bodo, Dogri from places like Delhi, Mumbai, Srinagar, Thiruvanthapuram, Kolkatha and Imphal would be participating in the event.

Recordings of this event will be broadcasted on the national network of AIR on 25th January (Saturday) at 10 pm. At the same time, regional language versions of this programme are broadcasted from concerned AIR stations. (INN)