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Prasar Bharti CEO Jawhar Sircar to attend KLF’s inaugural ceremony

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KOLKATA: Publishers and Book Sellers Guild announced the second edition of Kolkata Literature Festival (KLF) through a press conference in Kolkata. 

President of Publishers and Book Sellers Guild Tridib Chatterjee said that Prasar Bharti CEO Jawhar Sircar along with renowned actor Soumitra Chatterjee and author Shobha De will join the inaugural ceremony of KLF on 6 February.

KLF will be held from 6 - 8 February at the KLF Auditorium (SBI Auditorium) inside the Milan Mela premises, where the International Kolkata Book Fair, one of the largest book fair in terms of footfall, has already begun from 28 January.

“Prasar Bharti CEO Jawhar Sircar will be present at the inaugural ceremony. Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen will be present on the closing day of the KLF,” Chatterjee informed.

Bookworms and bibliophiles are expected to bask in the winter sun and meet literary writers.

Renowned dancer Alokananda Roy is likely to showcase a dance performance on Tagore’s songs and on the life of Jesus Christ.

Roy said that the prisoners from Dumdum correctional home, Presidency jail, Alipore women's correctional home and Medinipore jail are also likely to perform in her dance programme.

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