Encouraging a reading habit among the young and vibrant village children
Forming a library management system in the village school
Collecting folktales from the village elders
Holding educational movie sessions with the children
The festival aims to recognize and propagate the positive role of art, literature and culture in enriching lives and has, over the years, featured acclaimed poets, theatre artists, scholars and critics, along with fresh litterateurs. It also confers annual awards and accolades to literary dignitaries.
My friends and well-wishers have urged me to consider spending some time among the connoisseurs of Urdu and Hindi Literature as it is generally felt among them that the old magicians of rejuvenation, poetry and music, will touch my soul and as Evanescence say, Bring me back to Life.