Adab foundation organized an interactive session with a much acclaimed author Shovon Chowdhury, at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector- 16 B, Chandigarh on 23-May-15. Mitul Dikshit –Chairman of Adab Foundation introduced the author which was followed by a formal book release of Shovon’s latest book‘Murder with Bengali Characteristics’.
He was in conversation with Ms. Nirupama Dutt, a well known poet, journalist and translator on his latest book ‘Murder with Bengali Characteristics’.
Shovon is a Delhi based amateur humourist whose first book ‘The Competent Authority’ has been shortlisted for crossword book award 2014 and the ‘The Hindu literary prize 2014’,Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize,The crossword literature prize and Tata Literature Live first Book Prize. His captivating and engaging satire about the crumbling of a secular democracy touched thousands of hearts.
His latest Novel Murder with Bengali Characteristics is outrageously funny and wickedly imaginative. Like his book, his session was very gripping and fun filled. During the session shovon encountered some very interesting questions in his own humorous style.
Adab foundation is actively involved in spreading literary awareness in tricity and has organized three literature festivals and 2 children’s literature festivals. The Meet and Greet Session has been started for the first time in chandigarh by Adab foundation and would be held every month to promote good literature in the tri-city.The chandigarh Literature festival -2015 is scheduled for 6th 7th and 8th November,2015,Where 15 of India’s best top literary critics would be nominating a book each,informed Mitul Dikshit,Chairman adab foundation.