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Orange City Literature Festival

OCLF Nagpur features a variety of presentations and readings by authors, as well as other events, delivered over a period of several days, to celebrate the love for literature and writing. Our festival aims to provide an enthralling experience to the society by this celebration of literature.

The Orange City Literature Festival (Virtual) 2020 is being organized by SGR Knowledge Foundation in association with G H Raisoni University and Powered by Raisoni Group of Institutions. With the current pandemic situation, we will be conduction the festival online. This event is self-financed and has no registration fee for the visitors. We shall be involving prominent agencies and personalities to provide Media Support, Venue Support, Hospitality support, etc.


The festival intends to involve Poets, Writers, Actors, Journalists, personalities etc who will interact in English, Hindi, Marathi and Bengali to share their work and enlighten us with their ideas about literature and culture with talks, panel discussions, book signings, book readings, etc, during the course of this festival. Various workshops and contests on art, literature and culture will also be a part of the festival.

The gathering of these intellectuals during this festival will add value to the initiative. They will surely give an insight to the attendees to contemplate on and to discuss various topics in different languages - on literature, and life.

The Organising panel comprises of eminent people who are actively promoting cultural activities in Nagpur.

Chairman - RGI Mr. Sunil Raisoni and Founder of the Orange City Literature Festival

  • Mrs. Varsha Shashank Manohar – President Women's Home Trust, Nagpur,
  • Dr. Rajan Welukar – Ex VC Mumbai University,
  • Dr. Radhakrishan Pillai – Renowned Author,
  • Mr. Ashutosh Ram Shewalkar – Businessman Author and Social Contributor.