Chennai Lit Fest Returns For Its Third Edition, Featuring Eminent Speakers From Literary And Journalistic World
The Chennai Lit Fest, which had made its debut in 2021, is back with its third edition this year featuring personalities from the literary and journalistic world of Tamil Nadu.
The lit fest is anchored around the theme of Indian revolutionary poet from Tamil Nadu Subramania Bharati, highlighting his contributions to the Indian freedom struggle.
The fest is being held from 1-2 April 2023.
The list of eminent speakers include Kizhakku Pathipagam publisher Badri Seshadri, senior journalist and CEO of Chanakyaa TV Rangaraj Pandey, Rajavel Nagarajan of Pesu Tamizha Pesu, author and columnist Jataayu, political commentator Sundarraja Cholan to name a few.
Chairman of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Ma. Venkatesan, Sahitya Academy Award winner Joe D’ Cruz and epigraphist ‘Kalvettu’ Ramachandran too will address the fest.
The lit fest is organised by Indoi Analytics, a knowledge movement that seeks to unite persons striving towards Indian interests, in partnership with Coromandel Future Positive and Samachar Manyata Association for Research and Training (SMART)
Media partners for the event are Dinamalar, Chanakyaa, Swarajya, Organiser, The Commune, Pesu Tamizha Pesu and Win News.
In March 2021, Indoi Analytics had launched the Chennai Lit Fest featuring speakers outstanding Tamil literary personality Sivashankari, ‘Dravida Maya’ Subbu, Charu Nivedita, carnatic vocalist ‘Neyveli Santhanagopalan’, Editor of Organiser magazine Prafulla Ketkar, author Sandeep Balakrishna, among others.
In its second edition held in March 2022, the lit fest celebrated ‘75 years of Indian independence’, in order to highlight the contributions of the Tamil region in the Indian freedom struggle.
This event was held simultaneously in both Tamil and English with separate speakers for both the segments. BJP Tamil Nadu President K Annamalai had delivered the inaugural address during the second edition.
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