Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


The seventeenth version of the world-famous Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will start from Thursday in Jaipur. On the very first day, literature lovers will get an opportunity to attend classes of personalities like Gulzar, Raghuram Rajan and Ajay Jadeja.

JLF was inaugurated by Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Diya Kumari at 9.30 am at Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur.

Litterateurs from throughout the nation are collaborating on this 5-day competition. A brand new venue ‘Nandghar’ has additionally been constructed for the competition.

The competition’s earlier venue known as Mughal Tent had run into controversy over its title.

Notably, the title of the tent sparked controversy final yr when a number of BJP leaders objected to it. “In Hollywood, the word ‘Mughal’ is used to look at a certain lifestyle and not to denote any religion or community, ” JLF organiser Sanjoy Ok Roy had mentioned.

Lyricist Gulzar will likely be seen reciting poems in the course of the poetry session on the primary day of JLF. Former Indian staff cricketer Ajay Jadeja may even be seen sharing his experiences associated to cricket. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan will discuss on the longer term financial system. There will likely be a efficiency by singer Kalapini Komkali.

Litterateurs from 10 Indian languages and seven worldwide languages have additionally been included on this season JLF. It will host over 550 audio system for the 2024 version. These embrace Booker, International Booker, Pulitzer, Sahitya Akademi, Padmashree, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, Baillie Gifford, DSC Prize, JCB Award successful writers.

Many matters together with historical past, politics and present affairs, gender, science and medication, meals, myths, spirituality and faith, psychological well being, trend and life-style, legislation and justice, geopolitics, sports activities, local weather change, surroundings will likely be mentioned in JLF.

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