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Goa Arts & Literature Festival 2016

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The recently concluded Goa Arts & Literature Festival 2016 held between Dec 08 and Dec 11, was a great event to attend, according to me. There was something for everyone, for a student of literature or fine arts, a writer, a poet, a blogger, a retired person looking to spend time in interesting pursuits, an avid reader, an intellectual, or someone looking to meet the writers / poets and take their autographs on their books.  The inaugural function happened in Maqhinez Palace, Panjim. P. Sivakami and Mr. Jorge Barreto Xavier were the key note speakers. P. Sivakami spoke on the current state of affairs of Dalits, women and minorities. Mr. Xavier's talk was on literature. There was book release and and unveiling of Painting by the famous artist, Mr. Laxman Pai.
I love the poetry sessions, where the poets read out their poems. It is very different from reading by oneself from a book. Their rendition  reading will be far superior to mine any day, they also give an introduction to th…

Reserve Bank of India Notifications - 4

Continuation from the previous post: Reserve Bank of India Notifications on Demonetisation - 3 November 24, 2016
Cash requirements of pensioners and Armed Forces Personnel

Reserve Bank of India Notifications - 3

Continuation from the previous post: Reserve Bank of India Notifications on Demonetisation - 2