Festival Schedule

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Thursday
April 19th, 2018
Friday
April 20th, 2018
Saturday
April 21st, 2018
Entertainment Activities
19, 20 & 21st April
Session Time Subject Speakers
Session 1 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM The Soul of Israeli Culture in Shalev’s Literature Speakers : Meir Shalev
Moderator : Rishi Suri
Session 2 12:15 PM – 01:30 PM Mona Verma in Conversation with Ravinder Singh Speakers : Ravinder Singh
Moderator : Mona Verma
Session 3 01:40 PM – 02:30 PM Thinking on Paper: Youth and the significance of writing Speakers : Ranjit Lal & Mona Verma
Moderator : Priyanka Bhattacharya
Session 4 03:00 PM – 04:15 PM The Unending Chase: Tabloids vs Tablets Speakers : Anupam Trivedi, Arun Pratap, Dilip Singh Rathod & Harsh Dobhal
Moderator : Ranjona Banerji
Session 5 04:30 PM – 05:30 PM Civil Servants and Their Contribution to Literature, Arts and Culture Speakers : IPS Ashok Kumar & Dr. Vijay Bansal
Moderator : Dr. Anand Srivastava
Evening Debate 06:30 PM– 07:30 PM IDEA OF INDIA: Truth of Independence and Legacy of Partition Speakers : Shaurya Doval, Aloke Lal & Pradyot Dev Burman
Moderator : Ravi Singh
Session Time Subject Speakers
Session 1 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM A Living Past: History and Environment Abhijay Negi in Conversation with Nanditha Krishna Speakers : Nandita Krishna
Moderator : Abhijay Negi
Session 2 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Themes of love: Tracing LGBT in Literature Speakers : Devdutt Patnaik and Jerry Johnson
Moderator : Nishtha Satyam
Session 3 12:30 PM – 01:45 PM Law & Literature Speakers : Pinky Anand
Moderator : Dr. Saif Mahmood
Session 4 03:00 PM – 04:15 PM The Himalaya’s & Indian Literature Speakers : Stephen Alter and Lokesh Ohri
Moderator : Sargam Mehra
Session 5 04:30 PM – 05:15 PM The Journey: The Story of Women Writers in Indian History, Religion and Literature Speakers : Manjari Prabhu, Nanditha Krishna and Roshen Dalal & Dr. Jaskiran Chopra
Moderator : Wg. Cdr. (retd.) Anupama Joshi
Evening Debate 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM IDEA OF INDIA : How Free is Our Freedom of Expression Speakers : Sambit Patra, Dr. Saif Mahmood, Vikram Malhotra & Anirudh Suri
Moderator : Rishi Suri
Session Time Subject Speakers
Session 1 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Dilli Jo Ek Shahar Tha: A Mughal City and Her Greatest Poets Speakers : Dr. Saif Mahmood, Ravi Singh & Rahman Abbas
Moderator : Dr. Bidyut Bose
Session 2 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM Young Writers, mirrors to changing world of Literature Speakers : Bilal Siddiqui & Sudeep Nagarkar
Moderator : Shutapa Paul
Session 3 01:00 PM – 2:30 PM Sabhyata aur Sanskriti : Evolution of Hindi Literature Speakers : Aditi Maheswari, Ashok Jamnani, Yatinder Mishra & UdayPrakash
Moderator : Mohd. Hammad Faruqi
Session 4 03:00 PM – 03:45 PM India’s Pakistan Problem & the way forward Speakers : Lt Gen Kamal Davar, TCA Raghavan & Wajahat Habibullah
Moderator : Rishi Suri
Session 5 04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Expression of Gender Inequality In Today’s Society Speakers : Ziya Us Salam
Moderator : Mona Verma
Closing Panel 06:30 PM– 07:30 PM Author Interaction and Discussion THE LAST BATTLE OF SARAIGHAT In conversation with Rajat Sethi and Shubhrashtha Sethi Moderator : Ritwika Bhattacharya
Day/Venue Time Subject Speakers
Day 1 (WOODSIDE GARDEN) 11:00 AM – 05:00 PM
11:00 AM – 05:00 PM
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM

05:30 PM – 06:00 PM
08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
STORY WRITING COMPETITION
POEM WRITING COMPETITION
NUKKAD PERFORMANCE

NUKKAD PERFORMANCE
EVENING LIVE BAND
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AINA – MAD,RIVER AND REJUVENATION
AINA – MAD, CHILD ABUSE
THE BANYAN TREE BAND - RAHUL NETRA NEGI
Day 2 (WOODSIDE GARDEN) 11:00 AM – 05:00 PM
11:00 AM – 05:00 PM
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM

05:30 PM – 06:00 PM

08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
STORY WRITING COMPETITION
POEM WRITING COMPETITION
NUKKAD PERFORMANCE

NUKKAD PERFORMANCE

EVENING LIVE BAND
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SHADOW - GRAPHIC ERA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
SHADOW - GRAPHIC ERA RESERVATION IN INDIA
Delhi State of Mind
Day 3 (WOODSIDE GARDEN) 2:30PM – 3:00PM


05:30 PM – 6:00 PM

08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
PRIZE DISTRIBUTION – STORY WRITING AND POEM WRITING WINNERS
NUKKAD PERFORMANCE

EVENING LIVE BAND
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DOON UNIVERSITY – DRAMEBAAZ
THE BIG BAND THEORY - VIVEK BADONI

Speakers

3rd Edition of WIC India Dehradun Community Literature Festival introduces you to a fantabulous mix of some of the greatest writers, thinkers and speakers across the world. This literary phenomenon will serve as a podium for freedom of expression, meaningful dialogues and thoughtful debate.

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