2009-05-27 17:28:43 UTC
The fourth and the final volume of Knit India Through Literature, a
backbreaking ambitious project of the eminent Tamil writer
Sivasankari, will be launched in New Delhi at a grand book release
function organized by Sahitya Akademi on 27th May 2009, at 6 p.m. at
India International Centre.
The book will be released by veteran Hindi writer Krishna Sobti.
Eminent writer Damodar Mauzo will deliver the Key-Note Address.
Distinguished litt?rateurs Shri Gurudayal Singh, Ms Naseem Shefai,
Gulzar and Dr. Mukhopadhyaya will be the guests of honour.
Dr.S.S.Noor, vice-president of Sahitya Akademi will chair the
The KITL project?sprawled over four voluminous books with over sixteen
hundred pages has projected eighteen languages, including Konkani,
various language-wise regions and over a hundred eminent writers.
The fourth volume has covered five languages of the North viz. Hindi,
Urdu, Punjabi, Kashmiri and Sanskrit with which Sivasankari?s efforts
of knitting India through the knowledge of each other?s literary
heritage,comes to an end . The last volume has a Foreword by Goan
novelist and Short Story writer?Damodar Mauzo.
Source: Xavier Cota.