Registration Open: LITMANIA-23, Inter Collegiate Literary Fest

Organizer: The Literary Guild of the English Department, Bhavans College of Arts and Commerce, Kakknad, Ernakulam, Keralato celebrate the living legends Jhumpa Lahiri and Amitav Ghosh on their birth date, 11th of July

About the Competition

  • When: 11th July 2023
  • Venue: Rajaji Block, Bhavans College
  • Cash prize of Rs. 1000/- for each event
  • Last date for Registration 10th July 2023
  • Registration Fee: 50/- for online registration
    • 100/- for spot registration

The Jnanpith Award winner Amitav Ghosh is an Indian born writer who uses complex narrative strategies.

The Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jhumpa Lahiri is a bilingual writer, translator and literary critic.


  • Delve deeper into the magical realms of the world of Ghosh and Lahiri
  • Questions will be based on the works of Amitav Ghosh and Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Rules and Regulations
    • Questions based on the works of Amitav Ghosh and Jhumpa Lahiri
    • 3 rounds
    • 2 Members in a team
    • 2 teams from a college
    • Time: 10.30 am

Release the Inner Critic in You

A critical speech on the works of selected authors

  • Sub-topics
    • The major themes reflected in the novels of Amitav Ghosh and Jhumpa Lahiri
    • Indianness in the works of Amitav Ghosh and Jhumpa Lahiri
    • History and Memory in Ghosh’s novels Nostalgia and belonging in Lahiri’s Fiction
  • Rules and Regulations
    • You can choose from the topics given.
    • Time limit for speech: 5 minutes for each participant.
    • Time: 11 am

Account Details

Ac. Name: Bhavan’s College of Arts and Commerce
Branch: Punjab National Bank, Ernakulam Market Road
Ac. No: 4271000104027789
IFSC: PUNB0427100

Register Here

Literary Guild Committee

Dr Annie Thomas (HOD&Convenor)
Dr Parvathy Nair
Joshna Francis
Dona Soman
Asha R B

Contact: +914842426788 (working hours on weekdays 8:30-3:00 pm) –

About Bhavan’s College of Arts and Commerce

Bhavan’s College of Arts & Commerce, Kakkanad established in the year 2015 under the management of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, is proud to be part of a rich heritage and has a wealth of experience conducive to quality learning , training and teaching . Situated in a lush green and salubrious campus at Kakkanad, on the Seaport Airport Road towards Tripunithura, the institution has a congenial ambience and an outstanding infrastructure. The college is affiliated to M.G University, Kottayam.

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