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Maharashtra CM grants Rs 50 lakh for Marathi literary meet

The chief minister hoped that the event will be held in compliance with all COVID-19 safety protocols.

Published: 29th January 2021 01:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th January 2021 01:33 PM   |  A+A-

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced a grant of Rs 50 lakh for the 94th edition of Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, which is slated to be held in Nashik from March 26, an official said on Friday.

According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office, the annual literary meet will be held at Gokhale Education Trust premises and noted science writer and astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar has been appointed as the president.

The chief minister hoped that the event will be held in compliance with all COVID-19 safety protocols.

The situation in the state has gradually improved after a year of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the statement quoted Thackeray as saying.



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