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26th November 2021 Inauguration Ceremony
Time Programme Scheduled Youtube Link
4.00 pm Arrival of Delegates
4.30 pm Invocation Ceremony (Lighting of Lamp)
4.45 pm Welcome Performance By Sanskar Kathak Kendra - Priyanka Abhyankar and Group
4.50 - 4.55 pm Welcome by Big FM
5.00 pm - 5.10 pm Formal Welcome
5.15 pm - 5.25 pm Welcome and Introduction By - Dr. Rajan Welukar
5.25 pm - 5.35 pm Book Launch "The art of winning- the chanakya way" by Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai
Opening Remark by Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai
5.40 pm - 5.50 pm Ismail Darbar Indian Bollywood film score composer, instrumentalist, violinist and music director."
5.55 pm - 6.15 pm Remarks by Chief Guest - Shatrughan Sinha Indian actor and politician (Former Member Lok Sabha).
6.15 pm - 6.20 pm Presidential Address by Shri Sunil Raisoni, Chairman Raisoni Group and Lit Fest
6.20 pm - 6.25 pm Vote of Thanks - Dr. Mrunalini Naik - Project Director - OCLF
6.30 pm - 7.00 pm Opening Interview of Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai on "Chanakya Niti" in conversation with Dr. Ashutosh Paturkar
7.05 pm - 7.45 pm Opening Panel On देश की आंतरिक सुरक्षा एक चर्चात्मत सत्र (It is all about Internal Security of the Country that matters ) with Shri Pawan Sinha, Shri Pushpendra Kulashreshta In conversation with Vikrant Shandilya
Online Opening Session
6.30 pm Kabir Bedi on "Stories I Must Tell; The Emotional Life of an Actor" In Conversation with Manjula Narayan "
Special Session for School Students
10.00 am - 12.00 pm @South Central Zone Cultural Centre Make your descriptive writing come alive! with Zarin Virji
Live Sessions - 27th Nov 2021
Time Special in Person Session Venue
11.00 am Anuj Dhar, On " नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस की जीवन तथा मृत्यु से जुड़े तथ्यों पर आधारित भारत कि सबसे बड़ी रहस्यमई गाथा." Shradha Park, B-37/39 Hingna–Wadi Link Road, Nagpur - 440016
5.30 pm Celebrity Chef Gautam Mehrishi and World Record Holder Chef Dr. Vinoth Kumar Front Lawn, Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, Nagpur
6.00 pm Classical Conclave with Eminent Artists of Nagpur Amphitheatre, South Central Zone Cultural Centre, Civil Lines Nagpur
Online Sessions - 27th Nov 2021
Time Event - 1 Event - 2 Event - 3 Event - 4 Event - 5 Event - 6
10.00 am - 10.40 am Adithi Rao on "A Story Has Many Eyes" in Conversation with Barkha Mathur Somi Roy on AND THAT IS WHY, on Manipuri myths for kids" in Conversation with Jayashri Bhake and Students Bijal Vachharajani on What’s up with the climate? A story of A Cloud Called Bhura: Climate Champions to the Rescue In Conversation with Piorre Hart Diana R. Chambers on THE STAR OF INDIA: From Story to Screen In Conversation with ​ Kshitij Kokas khyrunnisa A. On A Smashing Time! Sports and Humour in the Butterfingers series Rituparna Ghosh on Let's Talks about changing facets of romance In Conversation with RJ Nisha
11.00 am - 11.40 am Rajdeep Sardesai on "2019: How Modi Won India" in Conversation with Radhika Dhawad Shabnam Minwalla on a funny book in children genre In Conversation With Vishal Jain Paro Anand on Where do your ideas come from? A writer shares her secrets Kaumudi Marathe on Cooking far from Home In Conversation With Anuja Deshpande CA. Sujata Shukla Rajan On Temple Foods of India - Tradition and Diversity In Conversation With Dr. Shakti Sharma Krupa Ge on Reading as a Writer
12.00 pm - 12.40 pm Samina Mishra on Nida Finds a Way In Conversation With Shikha Khare Nikhil Taneja on "How Patriarchy is failing young boys in India" in conversation with Sonali Nakshine Tuhin Sinha on Curtain raiser for Tuhin Sinha’s new book Birsa Munda In conversation with Vaibhav Purandare Dr. Manjiri Prabhu On the Creative Trail with Manjiri Prabhu In Conversation with Dipankar Mukherjee Andrew Otis on Hicky's Bengal Gazette: the Untold Story of India's First Newspaper" Moupia Basu On "Re-imagining the past through historical fiction" In Conversation With Piorre Hart
01.00 pm - 1.40 pm Feisal Alkazi on "Growing up with theater" In Conversation with Tapan Sharma Satyarth Nayak on SuperStar Sridevi - The Eternal Screen Goddess In Conversation with Sangeeta Varma Daman Singh On 'Asylum: the Battle for Mental Healthcare in India' In Conversation with Shalaka Kulkarni Dr. Lopamudra Maitra Bajpai On 'Significance of understanding folktales and oral narratives in an Indian context, especially in the present global world'. In Conversation with Prof. R. Radhakrishnan Rohan Chakravarty On Green Humour and Naturalist Ruddy" Kavita Devgan On Losing Weight the Right Way In Conversation with Kavita Ashok
2.00 pm - 2.40 pm Mitra Phukan on Translation and the original writing in English from India's North East in conversation with Barkha Mathur Farhad J. Dadyburjor on The Other Man - A tale of being happy on your own terms In Conversation with Ruhi Gilder Shylashri Shankar on Turmeric Nation: A Passage Through India’s Tastes In Conversation with Dr. Shakti Sharma Ruchira Chaudhary On Coaching - The Secret Code to Uncommon Leadership In Conversation With Tushar Mulay Ashwini Devare On Always A Foreigner - A remarkable story of a Indian In Conversation with RJ Nisha Nishant Jain on Diversifying your Reading Habit for Self-Development In Conversation with Naveen Choudhary
3.00 pm - 3.40 pm Tushar Gandhi On Facts and Fiction behind murder of  Bapu - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi In Conversation with Ashraf Engineer Tuhin Sinha and Clark prasad on their book, "Mission Shengzhan" in conversation with Aabhas Maldahiyar Utkarsh Majmudar on "The Shift to Net Zero and Our Future" in conversation with Kartik Borikar Anoushka Sabnis on Importance of reading among childeren and young adults In Conversation with Shalaka ulkarni Dr. Tarana Husain Khan on ​The Begum and the Dastan In Conversation with Amitabh baghel Kingshuk Nag On Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose The key that unlocked freedom for India In Conversation with Tushar Muley
4.00 pm - 4.40 pm Vijay TrivediOn Hindutva and politics In Conversation with RJ NIsha Vikram Sood on "Real power comes not from the barrel of a gun but from those who control the narrative" in Conversation with Dr. Ashutosh paturkar Anjali Joshi On "Raptor Rising" In Conversation with Lipsa Panda Arun Anand on "The forgotten History of India" in conversation with Dr Vinay Nalwa Kashif Mashikh on Great Indian Ghost Stories In Conversation With Ritu Poddar Bhanumati Narasimhan on Sita: A Tale of Ancient Love In Conversation with Rajita Kulkarni
5.00 pm - 5.40 pm Rupa Bhullar On Unconditional love and finding oneself - the inner journey of self discovery and fulfillment In Conversation with Rituparna Ghosh Kishwar Desai on her book The Longest Kiss: The Life and Times of Devika Rani Shubha Vilas on "Making Ramayana Relevant to life" In Conversation with Priyanka Sharma Anand Neelakantan on Valmiki’s Women In COnversation with RIshabh Kothari Mihir Vatsa On Tales of Hazaribagh In Conversation With Piorre Hart Ashish Kaul on "Didda: The Warrior Queen of Kashmir" In Conversation with Tapan Sharma
6.00 pm - 6.40 pm Dr. Devdutt Patnaik On "Insights from Mythology into Hinduism for Happiness" In Conversation With Archana Sharma Sarbpreet Singh on his New Book "The Story of the Sikhs" in Conversation with Soni Wadhwa Mohona Kanjilal on Food History of Calcutta Major General Anand Saxena on "Inside out Paradigm for Holistic Wellness" in conversation with Col. Ateendra Godbole Mallar Chatterjee on "Conflicts in the Mahabharatha" in conversation with Indrani Gangulee Kiran Manral on More things in Heaven and Earth in conversation with Rashmi Menon
7.00 pm - 7.40 pm Poetry Evening On नारी की कहानी कविताओं की जुबानी By Kasturika Mishra Arun Maira on How to Make the World Better for Everyone In Conversation with Adv Kartik Shukul Sushmita Mukherjee On Women writers writing on women In Conversation with Indrani Ganguly Abhirup Dhar On Journey of Indian Horror Genre and the relevance of Ghost Hunter Rev. Gaurav Tiwari In Conversation with Tushar Muley Maj Gen C D Sawant,/ Ashraf Wani On Life in Kashmir after Article 370 and it's Impacts In Conversation with Lt Col Ateendra Godbole
Live At Chitnavis Centre, Civil Lines, Nagpur - 28th Nov 2021 Online Sessions - 28th Nov 2021
Time Banyan Hall Tamarind Hall Mimosa Hall Laburnum Hall Arjuna TR 1 Online Link Online Link Online Link
10.00 am - 10:40 am Kulpreet Yadav on "The Battle Of Rezang La" Amit Nagpal " Learning and Leading in a life of "Permanent Beta" Shalaka Kulkarni on "Orenda: flash fiction based in modern India" In Conversation with Piorre Hart Nandini Sen Gupta On The Ocean's Own and the story of ancient India In Conversation With Priyanka Sharma Asha Nehemiah on STORY-SPOTTING: How to get ideas for writing stories In Conversation with Swaima Ahmed Rejimon Kuttappan On Labour Migration to Arab Gulf In Conversation with Adv. Rucha Pande
11.00 am - 11:40 am Shaine Soni and Anvita Sudarshan on Beauty Queen: The Pathway to Pageantry" In Conversation with Monica Bhagwagar Gaurav Tekriwal "The Great Indian Mathematicians: 15 Pioneers Who Put Indian Mathematics on the World Map" Divya Arya on Postbox Kashmir: two lives in letters In Conversation with Iti Khurana "Mindfully poetic... Use poetry writing to explore, express and experience emerging emotions! with Piorre Hart " Arunava Sinha On Khwabnama - A tale of Socio-political Scene in Rural Pre partition Bangladesh In Conversation With Rishabh Kothari Avinuo Kire On Writing Memory: The Emergence of Writers as the new Memory Keepers Delshad Karanjia On Telling Short Tales In Conversation with Drishti Sharma
12.00 pm - 12:40 pm Sujeet Sarkar on QUEST FOR A STABLE AFGHANISTAN In Conversation with Kartik Borikar Shivani Singh - Nalanda supressed History Minnie Vaid‘mental health stigma in india even in 2021, ways to cope, especially in pandemic times. In Conversatiion with Harshali Singh Kaul Nandini Murali on "The oyster and the pearl: Surviving and thriving after suicide loss In Conversation with Dr. Rozina Rana Creative Writing With Kulpreet Yadav Manu Bhattathiri On Creating Worlds With Words In Conversation With RJ Nisha Sutapa Basu On Stories That Time Cannot Wither: Author Sutapa Basu converses about 'Princesses, Monsters and Magical Creatures' In Conversation with Yajnaseni Chakraborty
01.00 pm - 01:40 pm Women empowerment - positive reinforcement of women entering male dominated professions , Minni vaid, Kaveree Bamzai, Nandita Om Puri, Harshali Singh Kaul In Conversation with Monica Bhagwagar Vaibhav Purandare on "Hitler and India - Was Hitler Really a Friend of India ? " in Conversation with Tushar Mulay Anuja Chandramouli "Prevalent Misuse and Misunderstanding of Mythology" in Conversation with Sonali Nakshine Madhavi Menon On The Politics of Desire in India In Conversation with Anuja Deshpande Dr. Prabhakar Aloka On Role of Intelligence in unfolding security situation.
02.00 pm - 02:40 pm Ameya Prabhu "The Rock Babas and other stories" In Conversation With Vishal Jain Rekha Diwekar on "आरोग्य संवाद" in Conversation with Ms Manjusha Joshi Sunil Mehta, Iti Khurana, Naveen Choudhary, Dipankar Mukherjee on "Future of Publication in the Era of Kindle and Online Platforms "in Conversation with Mehr Kohli Dr. D. R. Karthikeyan On Meditation and Spirituality, a healthy way to lead in personal and Corporate Life In Conversation With Sandeep Agrawal Author Anjana Basu On Lockdown Tiger - never seen before insights into the big cat's world In Conversation with Vijayluxmi bose Rucha Chitrodia On Modern relationships set against the backdrop of Mumbai and its historic mill lands In Conversation with Priyanka Sharma
03.00 pm - 03:40 pm Nandini Murali, Shivani Singh, Anuja Chandramouli, "Women writing on Role of Women in Mythology" In Conversation with Dr. Shakti Sharma Maj Gen Rajpal Punia on Operation Khukri Kaveree Bamzai on " Let's Talk about, Stars and Stardom in Bollywood" In Conversation with Shabbir Shakir Naveen Choudhary on "'ढाई चाल - सत्ता के लिए वर्चस्व की लड़ाई..., In Conversation with Dipankar Mukherjee Veio Pou On writing community memory Indira Chandrashekhar On Phool aur Kaante: Stories from the Indian Subcontinent In Conversation with Swaima Ahmed
04.00 pm - 04:40 pm Bharat DabholkarOn "Be Brief Be memorable and Change the Game" - in Conversation with Sanjay Arora Anish Andheria Conservation of Wildlife in A Rapidly Changing Nation In Conversation with Adv Kartik Shukul Vaibhav Purandare, Sujeet Sarkar "Political conspiracies and it's effect on Nation" in Conversation with Naveen Choudhary Nandita Om Puri On JENNIFER: One Woman, Two Continents and a Truth Called Child Trafficking In Conversation with Barkha Mathur Author Navtej Sarna on We weren't lovers like that In conversation with Prof Pushpinder Syal Anupama Chopra On The Role of Movies and Entertainment for Society In Conversation with Radhika Dhawad Kiran Karnik on Decisive Decade: India 2030 Gazelle or Hippo In Conversation with Dr. Ashutosh Paturkar
05.00 pm - 05:40 pm Sudeep Nagarkar on "Complicated Relationships of Youth" In Conversation with Naveen Choudhary Anuj Dhar on "Your Prime Minister is Dead : Revisit the case of Lal Bahadur Shastri" Supriya Newar on Kalkatta Chronicles in Conversation with Dipankar Mukherjee Chef Nitin Shende on "Career Opportunities in Hotel / Culinary industry" In Convrsation with Ravishankar Mishra Avinash Dharmadhikari On वर्तमान कालीन संदर्भात सावरकर In Conversation with Tushar Mulay Dr. Sanjaya Baru On India's Power Elite: Class, Caste and a Cultural Revolution" In Conversation with Sunaina Kumar Lord Meghnad Desaion Nehru's Hero DIlip Kumar: In the Life of India In Converation with Shabbir Shakir
06.00 pm - 06:40 pm Panel on Movie - Bharat Dabholkar, Prahlad Kakkar, Nandita Om Puri on "Celebrity Culture and It's Impact on Society" in Conversation with Kaveree Bamzai Swami Purnachaitnya On Looking Inward: Meditating to Survive in a Changing World In Conversation with Dr. Rozina Rana Jairam Ramesh on "The Light of Asia : The Poem that Defined The Buddha" In Conversation with Mandira Nayar Acharya Prashant On "Increasing relevance of wisdom literature in the modern world"In Conversation With Priyanka Sharma