The Puskar fair is being held this year between 25th October and 2nd November, 2009. The Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. in association with Siyahi is bringing the Pushkar Literature Festival to Pushkar on the 31st of October.
As a part of the famous Pushkar Fair, RTDC introduces the Pushkar Literature Festival 2009 in association with Siyahi with an aim of adding new shades of the magical world of words to the multifarious culture of Rajasthan. The one-day event will bring authors like Namita Gokhale, Prasoon Joshi, Meghnad Desai, Sheen Kaaf Nizam, Anuvab Pal, Aruna Roy, Tarun Tejpal, Veddan Sudhir and Aman Nath to meet and interact with the vast number of visitors during the Pushkar Fair. The festival will bring writers, poets, book lovers, publishers, performers and storytellers together to add to the mesmerizing riot of colours, textures, hues and flavours that come alive during this one action packed week.
This rendezvous will help explore and discover the meeting points between contemporary literature and folklore, oral traditions, legends, myths and languages, which precisely define the spirit of Pushkar.