The need of the hour is not ‘pundits’ who simply follow the system,but intellectuals who crush the system by standing inside the system,said Dr.K.G.Paulose,former Vice Chancellor of Kerala Kalamandalam University.He was inagurating Sahithy-2019 literature festival at Malayalam University on Thursday.
Literature helped men to sense other men and thus created reformation.
Noted Tamil writer Perumal Murukan delivered the key note address.He said Kerala society had supported him lot during the time of a huge crisis in his life.
Malayalam University Vice Chancellor Dr.Anil Vallathol presided over the function.
Sahithy co-ordinator Muhammed Safi welcomed the gathering. Student Union Chairman Nanduraj expressed vote of thanks.
‘Reading-a political activism’-KEN
Reading is not just a passive and silent activity as we defined in the earlier times.However,reading is now a strong political activism,-opined writer KEN Kunhahammad.He was adressing Sahithy festival at Malayalam University.
Readers are also possible to be targeted by some groups in today’s situation. The conflicts in reading has its own relevance in today’s world. Reading is a weapon against fascist dominance-he added.