WEB DESK: After Karachi Literature Festival, the festival moves to Lahore, commencing the start of Lahore Literature Festival from Saturday. It will be a two-day event which will conclude on Sunday, Aaj News reported.
Popular Indian Actor Sharmila Tagore is also present at the festival along with other literary people. Sessions titled ‘Writing of Exile and the Exile of Writing’, ‘Preserving National Heritage in Stressed Societies’, ‘Anwar Jalal Shemza: Between Home and Diaspora’, ‘Zubaan aur Shanakht’ (language and identity), and ‘Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Fun aur Shakhsiyat’ are scheduled to be held.
The literature festival came under controversial remarks when Indian Actor Anupum Kher didn’t attended the Karachi Literature Festival due to alleged non provision of visa by pakistani government.
Pakistan Embassy denied the claims and said that the actor didn’t applied for the visa in the first place.