The 79th Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana is scheduled to begin on Saturday in Bijapur. The three-day event will be hosted on the Sainik School premises, where a procession marking the inauguration will culminate. Literary meet president Ko Channabasappa will lead the rally.
Preparations have been made at the venue with a structure of 600x300 square foot dimension being set up for the event.
Organisers said that the venue can accommodate more than a lakh people. Space has been allotted to set up 600 book stalls and 200 commercial stalls.
Three helipads are ready to welcome VIPs and a media centre with 100 computers and internet facilities are in place.