Kolkata: The 4th edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahityo Utsav 2018 has commenced on Friday. This time the festival has been arranged at the Rabindra Bharati Museum Campus of (Rabindra Bharati University) Jorasanko Thakurbari. It will continue till November 18.
Eminent poet Sankha Ghosh has inaugarated the programme where Samaresh majumder was present as the chief guest. Bangladesh literary person Mazharul Islam was also present in the programme. Sabyasachi basu Roy Chaudhuri has given welcoming note. The CEO of Patra-Bharati Tridib Kumar Chatterjee nd director of the Ustav Swagata Sengupta were present in the iaugaration programme.
The Apeejay Bangla Sahityo Utsav started in 2015.India’s first Bangla Literary Festival Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob 2018 in association with Patra Bharati. Eminent authors Shankha Ghosh, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Sanjib Chattopadhyay, Samaresh Majumdar, popular musicians Usha Uthup, Anupam Roy, Anindya Chattopadhyay, Upal Chattopadhyay and prominent filmmakers Arindam Sil, Sudeshna Roy, and Kaushik Ganguly, will be participating in the Utsob among others.