Vinoba Bhave University's department of English is organising a day-long Jharkhand English Author's Conclave on September19. Nilima Sinha, a well known writer and wife of former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, will inaugurate the conclave. Additional Director General (Operations) RK Mallick will be present as the Guest of Honour in the programme.
Total 18 authors from across the country invited including one from Hazaribagh town who is a 15-years old student of DAV Public School. Fatma Johra, a 10th grader wrote a poetry book named Corous from Canary and published by her school. Even in an online competition organised by Delhi based company Pepper Script, Fatma selected as best writers in group of selected ten.
She said, Fatma said she was so happy to get invitation from university for such a big event. She said that she never thought of getting this recognition. Fatma said she got inspired from well known writer Kajol Aikat who was a student of her school only. Resident of Matwari, Fatma's father Mushtaq Ahmad is a government school teacher in Ramgarh and mother Kishwar Fatma is a housewife. Fatma said she started writing from Std-IV and got recognition of a writer in Std-VIII.
Vice Chancellor of Vinoba Bhave University, Ramesh Sharan said all 18- authors selected having connection from Jharkhand which was a must criteria getting selected for this conclave. Pro-VC Kunul Kandir will also remain present on the occassion. S.M Rizwan is the organising secretary of the conclave.