Thursday, March 4, 2010

Meet to promote women writers held

The main objective of promoting and encouraging women writers, Asmita, a poetry recitation session only for women writers was organised jointly by the Sahitya Akademi and the Cultural Forum, Manipur at State Guest House here in Imphal on Feb 10.

Sahitya Akademi awardee Arambam Ongbi Memchoubi Devi, S Bhanumati Devi, Yengkhom Indira Devi, Khwairakpam Anandini Devi, H Benubala Devi, Haobam Nalini Devi, Koijam Shantibala Devi, Lairellakpam Ibemhal Devi, Salam Shantibala Devi, Satyabati Ningombam and Aribam Rimita Devi were among the women writers who participated in the literary session also moderated by Memchoubi.

The session commenced with the welcome address delivered by convenor of Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi Manipur Language N Khagendra Singh while president of the Cultural Forum, Manipur N Nabachandra Singh delivered the presidential address.

Full report here E-Pao

1 comment:

  1. Though this newsreport has been uploaded from e-pao, I know it was first published in The Sangai Express. Because I have written it.