Friday, August 05, 2011

7th. International Writers Festival-India (an International Conference of Poets, Writers & Scholars) (26-27 November, 2011, Wardha (Maharashtra)-India

For Registration Form pl. visit :

for invitation letter, pl. write to :


Auditorium, Fuji Guruji Ventre for Peace Studies, Mahatama Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha (Maharashtra)-India


Mahatama Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha (Maharashtra) is situated about 5 kilometer away from Railway Stations:

(i) Sevagram (ii) Wardha. Nearest International Airport is Mumbai or Delhi. Nearest domestic Airport is Nagpur. (80 kilometer away from Wardha). For domestic flights pl. visit :; or we can provide guidance/assistance for that.

Wardha is also well connected with Railways. Advance E-ticket reservation facility on Internet is available. One can purchase train ticket for Station- Sevagram (code: SEGM) or Wardha JN (code: WR) Pl. visit Indian Railways website: <> We can provide guidance/assistance for flights/trains. Nagpur railway station is about 80 kilometer away from Wardha. One can also first reach Nagpur and then go to Wardha by Bus/Railway./Taxi etc.


India Inter-Continental Cultural Association (Regd,), Chandigarh.

Contact person : Dev Bhardwaj, Director, IICCA. Ph. +98728-23437 & +90234-07937

emails :;;


1. Dept. of Diaspora Studies, Mahatama Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha (Maharashtra).

Contact person : Dr. Rajeev Ranjan Rai, Assistance Professor, Ph. +98233-78321, email:

2. Diaspora Resource Centre, New Delhi/Kerala

Contact person : Mr. Suresh Kumar Pillai, Ph. +99103-57997. email:

Associates :

Shruti-the School of Music, Guwahati (Assam). Ph. +98640-77911

Writers Club, Chandigarh (U.T.). Ph. +98141-13338

Main Theme

Diaspora Literature & Universal Peace, Contributions of Mahatama Gandhi

Other Suggestive Topics for Papers :

(i) Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam–The whole world is one family (ii) Literature & World Peace (iii) Contribution of Saintly-Poets for Universal Brotherhood (iv) Devotional Literature (v) Tradition of Oral Literature (vi) Dalit Literature (vii) Modern & Experimental Literature

(viii) Internet & Literature (xii) Literary Journalism (xiii) Roma Literature & Language

Note : Only abstracts of the papers shall be presented during the conference . Full papers would be published in Kafla magazine later on. MGIHU, Wardha may publish an anthology of standard papers written on the main themes i..e. Diaspora Literature & Universal Peace, Contributions of Mahatama Gandhi.


English, & Hindi, However the participating poets can read poetry in any language.

Date wise activity

26 November 2011 : Opening at 11.00 AM (four sessions till evening)

27 November 2011 : Starting first session at 11.00 A.M. (Closing at 7.00 P.M.)

(On both days there would be presentation of abstract of papers, discussions, poetry-reading, singing, cultural programmes etc. etc. Minute to minute programme will be circulated during the conference)

Registration Fee (Non-refundable) for participants from India :

(Deadline 29 September, 2011) : Rs. 500. by deadline. Rs. 750 after the deadline and 1000 on the spot.

This includes lunch, Tea & Refreshments on 26 & 27 November 2011 + Festival Folder, stationery etc.

No Registration Fee for participants from abroad.

Accomodation (Hotels) Applicable to all :

All types of accommodation is available in Wardha starting from Rs. 200 onwards per room per day.

University may provide soom rooms in the campus free of cost to the foriegn delegates on first come first serve basis.


Dev Bhardwaj


Ph. ++91-98728 23437

& ++91-90234 07937

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