West indian literature

Janakpurdham Literature Festival to start on April 6


The Maithili Development Trust (MDT) is set to organize the Janakpurdham Literature Festival 2022 from April 6-8 in Janakpur. The three-day festival will feature artists from Nepal and India who have made significant contributions in the field of literature, art and culture.

In a press conference held on Sunday, MDT Chairman Jivanath Chaudhary said that the preparations for the festival have been completed and the festival will be inaugurated by former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN (United Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal .

During the festival, Mithila Natyakala Parishad (MINAP) from Jankapur will stage the play “Gam Nai Sutaiye”, written by Mahendra Malangi and directed by Pramesh Jha. Apart from this, Natya Samuha from Darbhanga will perform ‘Abhishapat Deobrat’, Akhok Natya Samuha from Bharat Manipur will perform ‘H Sister’ (Hindi language) and Veg Prali Kathmandu will perform ‘Dhalke Salaijo’ (Nepali language).

The literary festival will also have speeches on themes like rebellion in power, restriction of mother tongue, language, dialect, etc.

According to the organizers, the main attraction of the festival will be “Jhanki”, a cultural dance performance which will be presented during the inauguration of the festival.

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