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Jamshedpur, Dec. 10: Adab Nava, three-day literature festival kicked off at Karim City College on Monday. The fest is being organised under the aegis of SPArC (Society for promotion of Art & Culture). On day 1 Raavi-a non competitive self composed story telling was conducted. Self composed story telling was narrated by selected student writers of the college. Three students namely Nayan, Abhinav and Abhijeet presented their stories in Hindi while Ekta , Vinay and Nafis choose the English medium. Time slot of 8 minutes was given to the storytellers. Students presented their story on the theme Terrorism, relationship of a sister and brother, school days and life & death.
Master story teller Neyaz Akhtar and Karim City alumnus Munjakesh were the guest speakers who gave some handful tips to all the literature lovers and storytellers and also presented their own piece of story. A literary interview of established poet Varsha Singh was also screened at the fest which gave students an insight on literature, particularly poetry.
The event was anchored by the cultural secretary Jashama. SPArC convenor S.M Yahiya Ibrahim addressing the students said, “the main essence of literature is that it must reach the masses and brings up the topics related to masses”. SPArC is making an effort to revive literature and for this many events are lined up for next 2 days with poetry, shayaris, Ghazal singing and meet the author among others. Present on the occasion were Anup Pradhan, Prof AK Das, Prof Gauhar Azeez, Shreesti, SPArC secretaries Shreya and Ajay and others.