Remembering nationalist poet

Next week, on February 20, there will be a popular lecture at the same venue by University of Hyderabad economist, Prof G Omkarnath on ‘The Indian Economy at the Crossroads’.

By Author  |  Published: 12th Feb 2020  10:20 pm

Hyderabad: The University of Hyderabad (UoH) will launch its public outreach initiative on February 13 with an event to mark the 141st birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu at Golden Threshold, the residence of the nationalist poet, in Nampally.

Prof T Vijay Kumar, former Dean of the faculty of Arts, Osmania University, and Director, Hyderabad Literary Festival, will deliver a special lecture titled ‘From a Mockingbird to an Indian Koel: the many voices of Sarojini Naidu’ on Thursday at Rajkumari Indira Devi Hall in Golden Threshold.

As part of its Institution of Eminence (IoE) mandate to convert the Golden Threshold heritage premises into a literary and cultural hub for the city of Hyderabad, the university plans to leverage its city campus to host, among other things, popular lectures by its faculty members as well as by distinguished visitors to the university, poetry and book readings, music concerts, theatre and dance performances, and art exhibitions.

Next week, on February 20, there will be a popular lecture at the same venue by University of Hyderabad economist, Prof G Omkarnath on ‘The Indian Economy at the Crossroads’.


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