BANGALORE: Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF), is all set to roll out its star-studded third edition. Catch Girish Karnad, Natwar Singh, Rani Mukerji, Chetan Bhagat, Shobhaa De, Shubha Mudgal, Bombay Jayshri and many others at the three-day festival that will commence on September 26 at Crowne Plaza, Velankani Tech Park, Electronics City and will take place between 10 am and 8 pm on all days.
The major focus and a recurring motif this season will be the Northeastern States of India and looking east. This edition is also dedicated to the memory of the recently departed literary giant Prof U R Ananthamurthy and will feature a tribute session by several writers who were his admirers and close friends.
Here’s a selection of the most exciting panels from this year’s edition that will see several topics discussed ranging from travel writing to Dalit writing to Australian aboriginal writing to Section 377 to Chetan Bhagat and his women characters to the Election 2014 and more.