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Udaipur Leap-Day Lit Fest 2013 on Feb 28 in IIM Udaipur

by RajasthanDirect
Feb 16, 2013

Giving the city of lakes its own piece of literary heritage, The Udaipur Leap-Day Lit Fest (ULLF) is the first of its kind literary fest being conducted by Potpourri, the Literary Society of IIM-Udaipur on February 28, 2013.

The ULLF will be held on the IIMU campus and will have an eminent panel of authors discussing two central themes: ‘Indian Mythology and Fantasy through New Age Fiction’ & ‘The Future of Social Entrepreneurship in India’.

The list of participating authors includes literary luminaries like Rashmi Bansal, Rajiv G. Menon and Ashwin Sanghi.

The ULLF will also have the authors interacting individually with the audience on varied topics like what led them to take up writing as a career and how life is like for an up-and-coming Indian author.

The goal of the ULLF is to be a celebration of contemporary Indian writing while also promoting the love for reading and writing among business school students in the country.

With this in mind, the audience for the first edition will not be limited to just students and staff from IIM Udaipur, but will also have students invited from all over Rajasthan and nearby states, local literary figures and other eminent personalities.

The entire Fest will be broadcast live over the Internet through Youtube.

The Fest aims to be the first annual event of its kind at any top B-School in the country and the organizers have hopes of having it counted amongst the preeminent literary festivals in the country over the coming years.

IIM Udaipur, which is the youngest of the 13 IIMs, has been very active in promoting events that will set it apart from the other top tier business schools. An extension of this has been the efforts of its

Literary Society, Potpourri who have already conducted a number of unique events on both the local as well as inter-collegiate levels, such as the recently concluded Udaipur Amazing Race held on February 10.

src: Udaipur Times


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