Pune: On the occasion of the centenary of Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh, the upcoming 96th All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan will be held in Wardha. This decision will be sealed at the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal meeting to be held on Sunday (May 29). All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan will be held in Wardha after 55 years. So this will be the third meeting to be held in Vidarbha in the last eleven years.
Just one month after the All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in Udgir, Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal is now looking forward to the next Sahitya Sammelan. This year marks the centenary of the establishment of the Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh. With this in mind, it has been decided to bestow the honor of hosting the next Sammelan on Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh. Accordingly, Sahitya Sammelan will be held in Wardha and will be sealed at the Sahitya Mahamandal meeting on Sunday (May 29). The Sahitya Mahamandal site selection committee visited Wardha on Saturday and inspected it. Now, at the corporation meeting to be held on Sunday, this decision will be approved unanimously and a formal announcement from Wardha will be made.
If any of the constituent bodies of Sahitya Mahamandal make a claim, the constituent body in question must be given the opportunity to be the organizer of the Sahitya Sammelan. This is the centenary year of Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh and they will have this opportunity as they want to organize All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan. Therefore, the site selection committee has only visited Wardha. The location of the next meeting will be announced at the corporation meeting on Sunday. Presented by Milind Joshi.
The second meeting in Wardha
Sahitya Sammelan will be held in January at Wardha and this will be the second Sammelan. Previously, in 1968, Wardha had a literary convention. Major Poet Pu. Shi. Rege chaired the meeting. So now after 55 years, Wardha is receiving this honor. So this will be the third meeting to be held in Vidarbha in the last eleven years. In 2012 under the chairmanship of Vasant Abaji Dahake and in 2019 under the chairmanship of Dr. The literary convention was chaired by Aruna Dhere.
On the occasion of the centenary of Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh, the Sangh has expressed its desire to organize the next All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan. The corporation has responded positively. Further planning will begin after the corporation announces the meeting location. – Pradeep Date, Coordinating Branch Secretary, Vidarbha Sahitya Sangh