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2019

Ravindra Manch, Ram Nivas Garden, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302003

27-29 January, 2019.

Parallel Literature Festival 2019

What is Rajasthan PWA?

To oppose imperialism and promote progressive-humanist values in literature, Sajjad Zaheer and Mukraj Anand with other writers founded PWA in 1935 in London. It's first convention was held in 1936 in Lucknow and it was presided by the great hindi writer Munshi Premchand. Top-most writers of Indian writers have been associated with PWA, to name a few stalwarts of the progressive movement we can proudly announce, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Manto, Ali Sardar Jafri, Wamik Jaunpuri, Shailendra, Sahir Ludhiyanavi, Rajinder Singh Bedi, Ismat Chughtai, Kaifi Aazmi, Krishna Chander, Amrita Preetam, Balraj Sahni, Bhishm Sahni, Dr. Ram Vilas Sharma, Rahul Sankrityayan, Majaz Lakhnavi, Kedar Nath Agrawal and so on, there is an un-ending list of progressive writers in Indian languages.
In Rajasthan there is a great tradition of Progressive Writers movement before formation of RPWA in 1972.

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60Sessions
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50Great Speakers
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500Crowd
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27Hours

Meet The Organizers

Mr. Ritu Raj

Mr. Ritu Raj

Festival Chairman

Mr. Ish Madhu Talwar

Mr. Ish Madhu Talwar

Chief Convener

Mr. Prem Chand Gandhi

Mr. Prem Chand Gandhi

Convener, PLF

Mr. G.C.Bagri

Mr. G.C.Bagri

Chief Coordinator

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Event Info

Location

Venue

Ravindra Manch, Ram Nivas Garden, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302003

Location

Transport

Jaipur is well connected by air, rail and local transportation like taxis and e-rickshaws.

Location

Hotel & Restaurant

There are various restaurants to explore nearby such as Govindam Retreat, Baluchi, Sheesh Mahal Bar etc.

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