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Poets from 18 countries to converge in Delhi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Poetic voices from 18 countries will converge in the national capital for Utsav's poetry "VAK-The of Asian Poetry 2019", starting on Friday.

The aspires to remind the people of the continuing struggle, resistance for truth, tolerance, and non-violence through hard-hitting poetry and discussions.

The three-day confluence of poets at the International Centre coincides with the celebration of 150th birth It will feature 20 international poets and six Indian poets.

"Perhaps, this would be the first time that many of these poets would be coming to from as far as Korea, China, Japan, Iran, Singapore, Armenia, Georgia, Palestine, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Bhutan," of the Foundation Ashok Vajpeyi said.

The event will also celebrate the birth of the legendary Indian and Raza Foundation's founder,

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 15:16 IST
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