Unity in Diversity or Hindu Rashtra? Decide in 2019 poll: Shashi Deshpande

06 Dec 2018 09:08 PM

The writers and artists gathered at the 9th edition of Goa Art & Literary Festival are uananimous on one thought. The forthcoming 2019 Lok Sabha election is crucial.

Indians will have to decide if we want to continue with Unity and Diversity or want India to become Hindu Rashtra.

The GALF was opened with this question posed by eminent writer Shashi Deshpande on Thursday evening.

GALF 2018 was inaugurated by two of India most prominenent writers at the heritage Maquinez Palace complex in Panaji, the festival started with keynote addresses by eminent novelist and writer, Shashi Deshpande, and the multi-disciplinary literary son of the soil, Jerry Pinto.

The inaugural also saw the unveiling of the official GALF 2018 artwork, exclusively created by the well-known Goan artist, Viraj Naik. 

Reporter: Bureau | Desk: Bureau | Editing: Bhakti Pai Balgi

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