Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi with the coordination of Punjabi Sahit Academy, Ludhiana organized
Poets' Meet & Seminar on Tagore as an Indian Legend (On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Rabindranath Tagore)
13-14 August 2010 at Punjabi Bhavan, Ludhiana Programme
Poets' Meet (Friday, 13 August 2010, 5.00 p.m.)
ChairS.S. Noor (Vice-President, Sahitya Akademi),Chief Guest Surjit Patar
Participant Poets:Biswajit Chattopadhyay (Bengali),Leeladhar Jagoori (Hindi),Sushil Jain (Hindi), Manjunath Latha (Kannada), Chandrakanta Mura Singh (Kokborok), Anupama Uzgare (Marathi), Jaswant Deed (Punjabi), Vanita (Punjabi), Jaswinder (Punjabi), Neetu Arora (Punjabi) Kaaf Nizam (Urdu)
Seminar on Tagore as an Indian Legend (Saturday, 14 August 2010) First Session, 10.00 11.30 a.m.
Welcome: K.S. Rao ,Deputy Secretary, Sahitya AkademiPresidential Address:S.S. Noor,Vice-President, Sahitya Akademi, Key-note address:Swapan Mazumdar(Eminent Bengali Writer)
Vote of thanks:Sukhdev Singh(Secretary, Punjabi Sahitya Akademi, Ludhiana}
Second Session, 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Chair:Surjit Patar (Reading Tagore Poetry in Punjabi)Papers:Dolly Roy (Contribution of Rabindranath Tagore to Indian Music)
Atamjit (Rabindranath Tagore's Dramaturgy) Sudhir Kumar (Rabindranath Tagore's fiction in context of Indian Ethos Narendra Mohan (Rabindranath Tagore's Poetry)
Third Session, 2.30 4.00 p.m.
Chair:Gurbhagat Singh Papers:Seema Bawa (Rabindranath Tagore's World of Colours and Contours)
Mina Surjit Singh (Eco-Philosophical perspective of Rabindranath Tagore) and Amarjit Grewal: interaction of Tagore with other Scholars of the World
Programme was conducted by: Swarnjit Savi