Second Edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob; Two Day Literary Affair at Oxford Bookstore


Video: Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob 2016

The second edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob was announced with a literary tour of Kolkata. Writer Ranjan Bandopadhyay, Tridib Kumar Chattopadhyay, Anjum Katyal, Swagat Sengupta was part of this literary tour of the city.


The literary tour started at the residence of Raja Rammohan Roy now Kolkata Police Museum. It was then continued to the residence of Upendrakishore Roy Choudhury, Rammohan Library, residence of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and ended with Sahitya Parishad.

The two day event will have discussion on the following themes namely Rohosho-Romancho-Goenda liklay jonopriyo?, Social media ki sahittor khoti korche, Mukher Bhasa ki sahitya r bhasa howa ucith, Lekhai alongkooner ki proyojon and others.

“With this festival, we intend to make the young generation aware of the rich literary culture of Bengal. We say that the youth do not read Bengali books, but it is also our duty to make them aware of it. This festival is such an initiative” said Tridib Kumar Chattopadhyay.


The event will be inaugurated by eminent writer Shankha Ghosh. Sanjib Chattopadhyay, Nabaneeta Dev Sen and Selina Hossain will also be present at the occasion. Some of the eminent personalities who will be present at the two day event include Komolini Chakraborty, Anup Ray, Abir Chatterjee, Nachiketa, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Sandip Ray, Srijato, Bani Basu, Krishnendu Mukherjee, Procheto Gupta and others.

The event will take place on 21st and 22nd October at Oxford Bookstore, Park Street, Kolkata.

Priyanka Dutta

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