Chandigarh, Nov 28
The Seventh edition of the two-day Military Literature Festival will be inaugurated by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on December 2.
Governor Banwarilal Purohit will preside over the closing ceremony on December 3.
The conflicts in Ukraine and Middle East, challenges and threats, particularly lessons for India, are likely topics which be discussed by former Western Army Commander Lt Gen K.J. Singh, Maj Gen Harvijay Singh, Lt Gen Prakash Menon, well-known strategic affairs analyst Sushant Sareen and Brig Deepak Choube.
The literary festival will also focus on Punjab and Punjabiyat, including military history. Maharaja Ranjit Singh, his strategic vision and his addition through conquest to the Indian nation of the territories of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Baltistan and Ladakh, will be articulated in a panel discussion moderated by historian Indu Banga with Karamjit Malhotra and distinguished Tibetologist Claude Arpi as discussants.
Martial poetry in Punjabi will be discussed by Punjabâ€™s poet-laureate Surjit Patar, Col Jasjit Singh Gill and Tajinder Singh with the session being chaired by Lt Gen J.S. Cheema, Vice Chancellor of the Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University.
9 hours agoIndia-born economist Geeta Batra named as first woman Director of World Bank's GEF
9 hours agoRepublican primary: Trump tightens grip on nomination, Haley stays in race
12 hours agoAbhay wins Goodfellow Classic squash in Toronto
12 hours agoExcitement revs up: Indian Supercross Racing League heads to thrilling finale in Bengaluru
12 hours agoDelhi Chess Association representatives not qualified to vote in AICF election
12 hours agoGopi Thonakal wins men's elite race; Ashwini Jadhav bags women’s title at New Delhi Marathon
12 hours ago4th Test: Ashwin, Kuldeep push England on backfoot as Eng reach 120/5 at tea
12 hours agoS.Korea probes company on US sanctions list over Russia connection
12 hours agoIndia-born economist Geeta Batra named as first woman Director of World Bank's GEF
12 hours agoIDF announces death of soldier killed in Gaza; ground op death toll rises to 239
12 hours agoIsrael-Hamas war: Ceasefire, hostage exchange likely before March 10
12 hours agoPutin's critic Navalny's body handed to his mother
12 hours agoTrump projected to win South Carolina Republican primary