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‘’Symphony-2023” got underway – poets and writers of English, Hindi and Bengali from Saudi Arabia,
West Bengal, Utter Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha , Hyderabad and many other places participated in the festival. The festival was organised by Vikash Group of Institutions’, Bargarh Odisa, India. Prof. Ampat Koshy from Jazan University, Saudi Arabia, a reputed critic, poet and writer graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
His works have been widely featured from Oxford and different Universities of the world. He is also the father of Roseate Sonnet form. Mahua Sen and Dipak Bandyopadhyay, reputed poets and writers from Hyderabad and West Bengal were the guests of the honour who have compiled, edited and published many books and who are great spokespersons of our time on literature. Dipak Bandyopadhyay is also a founder chairman of Bandyopadhyay Cultural Academy in West Bengal. Padmaja Iyengar Reddy, a multi-lingual poet, anthologist, event organiser of Amaravati Prism was also the guest of honour. The festival was given shape by D. Nageswar Rao, Executive Director of Vikash, inaugurated by G. Ramachandran, management member and patronised by the chairman of Vikash Group of Institutions’ Murali Krishanan who graced the occasion gave his profound deliberation on the mission and vision of the festival, he spoke that in future it will be given a global stature to inspire the students of the world for creativity and literary creations to bring a symphony and integrity.
Poet Madhabi Karmakar and poets of different states recited their poems. All were felicitated and honoured. The programme was held under the guidance of the director of the institution Dr. Samarendra Panda. The master of the ceremony was RSV. Krishna, the Vice- principal . The festival was conceptualized and coordinated by Poet, writer and Prof. Rajendra Padhi . Nurul Hoque, Kajal Chakraborty and Dipankar Sadhukhan, globally recognised, sent messages for the success of the festival though they could not attend the programme physically but they were the part of the festival for its success.