The lives of soldiers at the border between motherland and the enemies is always considered as a survival stint. Every step is smeared in anxiety and they have to be alert even during dining and sleep hours. Major Ravi and Col. Gopinathan Nair will be arriving at the second edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2019) at Kanakakkunnu to talk about the life and survival at the borders.
The police force is always in a dilemma as they have to perform their duties among the ruling power, opposition and the public. They will be blamed for every action they take. Former DGP T. P. Senkumar, former chief of RAW P. K. Hormis Tharakan and Dr. S. Krishnan will discuss the issue in the session ‘Police Raj’ at MBIFL.
A novel is a large story written on a broad canvas. Each writer develops the story in their own style and creates their own characters. The structure and language used in novels have changed over time. The possibilities of an alternative for novels will be discussed by eminent novelists Sethu, Sarah Joseph and E. Santhosh Kumar at the festival of letters.
There are many people who believe that Carnatic music has a special purity which has to be preserved. Some others take a stand against the obstinacy for pure music. The purity advocates think that contemporary music is taking over the traditional Carnatic music. Sreevalsan J. Menon, Harish Sivaramakrishnan, Sreekumari Ramachandran and Ramesh Gopalakrishnan will discuss if there is any reality in this concern.
We can see many persons who paddle their life ahead all by themselves. Sometimes, the society accompany them whereas in some other cases, they have to move ahead alone. Renowned director late Padmarajan’s wife Radhalakshmi Padmarajan, Hanan Hameed the college girl who set a model for Keralites through her hard work, Harikishore and writer Anita Nair will speak about his topic at the festival of letters.
Every Malayali knows the Jayarajan trio from Kannur who have been leading the Communist party forward for ages. They all have been involved in controversies but they mark a land in the political scenario. E. P. Jayarajan, M. V. Jayarajan and P. Jayarajan will arrive at MBIFL venue on the last day of the festival. Popular anchor Sreekandan Nair will be talking to the Kannur masters.