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Language, nuance & play of words can be used to draw in the

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Master story Bond has said that language, and play of words can be used to draw in the reader.

Bond, known for his literary collections like 'The Room on the Roof' and 'Mr Olivers Diary', speaking about the skills needed for journalistic writing stressed on the use of language, and play of words.

He said these three things are needed to draw in the reader.

The was speaking at the concluding day of the Bhubaneswar Literary Meet here on Sunday.

The three-day annual festival was packed with a series of engaging sessions touching upon a host of topics ranging from literature to theatre, dance, music, journalism and performing arts.

Skills required for journalistic writing and art of presenting was among myriad topics discussed threadbare at the meet.

spoke at length about how he has travelled across the Eternal City of to understand Sanskrit at its root.

Celebrated ornithologist Bikram Grewal moderated a session and spoke about the importance of conservation and the need to protect the indigenous avian fauna of the region.

To promote Odia literature and culture, three sessions with eminent personalities from diverse artistic fields delved into history and identity of the language.

Arun Misra, vice president, Raw Materials, Tata Steel, said: "One of the drivers of Tata Steel's sustained growth is its continued engagement with society. These Literary Meets, which have grown in both scale and scope over the years, have become a key aspect of this commitment.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 11:35 IST