International literary festival will start in Pune from September 2 at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (Yashada), Baner.
The theme of the festival is children's rights and there will also be an exhibition on "Enid Blyton", a British author famous for children books and novels.
This festival will act as a platform between authors and readers.
Founder and director of PILF, Manjari Prabhu said, "The primary objective of the fest is to act as a platform between authors and readers for their direct interaction and thereby contributing towards promoting the book reading culture, which has been losing its sheen due to various reasons,"
About the festival
- Renowned personalities and scholars from all over India and abroad like Raghunath Mashelkar, Rajdeep Sardesai, Ashwin Sanghi and Prasoon Joshi will take part in this-three day festival
- The festivals will consist of panel discussions, book launches and workshops
- The discussions will be based on the topic, 'The Changing Trends of Marathi Cinema', 'Women Relationships and Law' and other issues
The festival will be inaugurated by Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy.