Chandigarh, November 23, 2019: The 7th edition of the two-days litfest, Literati 2019, opens tomorrow at the Chandigarh Lake Club.

Organised by Chandigarh Literary Society (CLS), Advisor to the Administrator UT Chandigarh Manoj Parida, shall be the guest of honour at the inaugural, while Padamshree Dr Bibek Debroy, Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council shall kick of the Literati with his keynote address.

Dr Debroy who is credited with translating into English some of the India’s most prominent epics and Vedas.

Today the team literati including CLS founder members viz, Vivek Atray, CJ Singh, Hardeep Chandpuri, Saguna Jain, Raavi, Suparana Saraswati, shared the poster of Literati with the media at the Lake Club.

Other highlight of the day would be an afternoon session with engineer and innovator Sonam Wangchuk, who inspired the 3-idiot movie’s character of Aamir Khan, and would speak on “The Heart of the Matter: Innovation Reimagined”.

Mint Editor Mihir Dalal who wrote the Flipkart success story, and corporate executive Ankur Bisen whose book on the urban waste management is a hit, would join a panel with Shoolini University’s Vice Chancellor Atul Khosla.

And of course the cast of legendary Panjabi movie ‘Chann Pardesi’ would be back on stage with Raj Babbar, Subhash Sehgal, JS Cheema, Chitratha Singh, Baldev Gill, and Manmohan Singh, to relive those moments and share the upcoming remake of the same.

Besides the book launches, the morning would start with children’s workshop, culminate with a mushaira, Sham-e-Mehfil.