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The “Muskaan Literature Festival” will be held in New Delhi this winter

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) The Muskaan Literature Festival for Children Authors, organized by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation and Education for All Trust, will take place in New Delhi for three days this winter.

According to the release, this unique literary festival will feature around 25 child authors, aged 8 to 14, from different parts of the country.

Ruskin Bond, the country’s most beloved children’s author, unveiled the Muskaan Literature Festival for Child Authors logo earlier this month.

Speaking of the festival, “I applaud this noble and unique initiative for children. Literature festivals are held every year, but this unique festival will showcase children and their writings, and we will have the chance to listen and engage with young minds.

“I am happy to have the opportunity to discuss two books written and illustrated by me and my twin sister

Shivaranjani at the Muskaan Literature Festival,” said Devyani Bharadwaj, from Indore.

The first ‘Sun Salutations’ book was published when I was eight years old,” she added.

This children’s yoga book received a wonderful letter of appreciation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and was applauded by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and many others.

Muskaan has already featured a number of children’s authors – Sudha Murty, Roopa Pai, Khyrunnisa A, Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan to name a few with the aim of popularizing literature among children.

The festival will be held in collaboration with IGNCA (Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts), with Sahitya Akademi as knowledge partner.


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