A boon for authors, short stories, 5 books published

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): The two-day Akhil Bharatiya Mahila Sahitya Samagam, organized under the joint aegis of Vama Sahitya Manch, ended on Thursday. The conference was organized during the third year in collaboration with the Sahitya Akademi, Department of Culture of Madhya Pradesh. Book authors and storytellers from across the country participated in the program.

Five books were published during the session: Sheela Srivastava’s novel, “Vishwas”; the English novel by Sushma Chaudhary, “Destiny is without rules”; the novel by Mishti Swalani, “Sindhu: Abhilashit Trishul”; “Koi Nikhre Koi Bhekere” by Dr Chitra Jain; and “Ehsaason K Alfaaz” by Vinita Motlani. The central theme of the session was harmony with changing times and the guests expressed their perspective on women.

Hindi Sahitya Akademi director Dr Vikas Dave advised women to stick to their cultural heritage. They also discussed nurturing the ideas of Indian culture.

One author, Dr Vimala Vyas, emphasized the need to pursue female identity with vigor and harmony.

Former Lok Sabha President Sumitra Mahajan said, “The woman herself is perfect and has made her way on the path to dignity. Who knows the definition of harmony better than a woman? She easily achieves harmony and finds ways to refine her existence. Only this harmony can bring balance to society.

During the second session of the program, the theme “The Balance of Quality and Quantity in Creative Writing” was discussed by Nirmala Bhuradia, Malini Gautam and Sushma Gupta.

The third session of the program was based on the theme of empowering women in regional dialects.

This year, the literary excellence award went to Darshana Jain from Khandwa. She wrote short stories and tales by the hundreds.

The honor Bharat Kumar Nahar in memory of Avi Sharma was presented to Anjana Solanki. She passed the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) at the age of 16. His story and his efforts were highlighted by Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya Vice Chancellor Dr Renu Jain. Prathamesh Sinha from Pune was also praised for having seen vision even without sight.

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Posted on: Friday December 31, 2021 12:50 IST