First ever Marathi Literature Festival from 11th to the 13th November in Nasik. The festival is being organized under the aegis of Divya Marathi, part of the Dainik Bhaskar Group. With 62 editions across 14 states and 44 million readers, Dainik Bhaskar is India’s largest and world’s 4th largest circulated newspaper in the world.
The literary festival aims at giving thinkers a platform to people who have dared to think and express independently. It brings forth diversity as the festival will have sessions in English, Hindi and Marathi.
The two day festival will be held at Kusumagraj Pratishtan. A much revered venue, it is named after Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar, popularly known by his pen name Kusumagraj. Receipient of Padma Bhushan and Jnanpith, he is known for his works like the Vishakha (1942), Natsamrat which are considered as masterpieces in Marathi literature.