Ujjain: Culture minister Lakshmikant Sharma inaugurated third International Hindi literary dialogue programme at Kalidas Akademi auditorium here on Saturday organised under the aegis of Sahitya Akademi.
MP Tourism Development Corporation chairman Mohan adav was special guest and veteran littérateur Shreedhar Paradkar chaired the ceremony. People should take inspiration from literature, art and culture.
He appealed organisations to work positively for its error- free execution. People from different places bring their culture with them. He continued that intellectuals will gain benefit of dialogues. He appreciated the first and second dialogues of Hindi literature which were held at Bhopal and Indore respectively.
He implied poem, fiction, Hindi prose literature, folk literature, drama literature and others topics of literary dialogue as very interesting and knowledgeable. He said that literature themes of literature will add incredibility in culture. Discussion on last 50 years journey of Hindi literature by littérateurs in dialogue will make Indians glad, concluded he.
‘ Inspirational thoughts of Swami Vivekananda are relevant to our lives and there is need of continuous and deep research in Hindi,’ veteran littérateur Shreedhar Paradkar said to audience.
He emphasised on use of literature vocabulary instead of stopgaps in Hindi as well as English terminology should not be used in it. Programme began with lamp ignition and garlanding on portrait of Goddess Saraswati by guests. Shreeram Dave conducted the programme.
They presented shawl, shreephal and bouquet to Sahitya Akademi director Tribhuvan Nath Shukla. Shukla delivered the welcome speech. On this occasion, Dr Govind Prakash Sharma and Kalidas Akademi director Baldevanand Sagar and deputy director Shashiranjan Akela were also present.
State culture minister Lakshmikant Sharma addressing international Hindi literary dialogue programme in Ujjain on Saturday. FP photo