Embassy of India, Antananarivo organising the 10th edition of its monthly literary programme LaLitTana on Friday (ANI)
Embassy of India, Antananarivo organising the 10th edition of its monthly literary programme LaLitTana on Friday (ANI)

Indian embassy in Madagascar hosts 10th edition of literary programme `LaLitTana'

ANI | Updated: Jan 23, 2021 15:02 IST


Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 23 (ANI): Embassy of India in Antananarivo organised the 10th edition of its monthly literary programme LaLitTana on Friday.
During the event, Malagasy poets read their translations of Indian poems into Malagasy.
LaLitTana resumed after an interval of several months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On this occasion, well-known Malagasy writer Michele Rakotson appreciated the translation of Indian Poetry from 28 Indian languages spanning over 3,000 years into Malagasy and underlined that it will help in bringing hearts and souls of India and Madagascar closer.
Michele Rakotson also visited the newly opened Street Library at the Indian Embassy Antananarivo and checked the book collection.
She called it a great initiative that will help in developing reading habits among the people in Madagascar and improve their knowledge about India.
100 Great Indian Poems edited by Abhay K. has been translated into Malagasy with the title "Tonankalo Indianina 100 Tsara Indriindra" by eminent Malagasy writers and poets like Mose Njo, Haja Razanamana, Fanja Rakotondrainibe, Tsiky Rabenimanga, Lalatiana Andrea, Jeannot Luther, Placide Alex, Maholy and Thina.
Abhay K is currently the Indian ambassador to Madagascar & Comoros. (ANI)

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