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Hyderabad: Birth anniversary fete of Sarojini Naidu on Feb 13 at University of Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Birth anniversary fete of  Sarojini Naidu on Feb 13 at University of Hyderabad
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The University of Hyderabad (UoH) will launch its public outreach initiative, “University for Hyderabad” on February 13 with an event to mark the 141st birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu at Golden Threshold, the residence of the nationalist poet, in Nampally.

Hyderabad: The University of Hyderabad (UoH) will launch its public outreach initiative, "University for Hyderabad" on February 13 with an event to mark the 141st birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu at Golden Threshold, the residence of the nationalist poet, in Nampally.

Prof T Vijay Kumar, former Dean of the faculty of Arts, OU and Director, Hyderabad Literary Festival, will deliver a special lecture titled, "From a Mockingbird to an Indian Koel: the many voices of Sarojini Naidu" at 5.30 pm on February 13 at the Rajkumari Indira Devi Hall in Golden Threshold.

As part of its Institution of Eminence (IoE) mandate to convert the Golden Threshold heritage premises into a literary and cultural hub for the city of Hyderabad, the University plans to leverage its city campus to host, among other things, popular lectures by its faculty members as well as by distinguished visitors to the university, poetry and book readings, music concerts, theatre and dance performances, and art exhibitions. The University will let out various spaces in the historic complex to literary and cultural groups in the city at nominal charges. On February 20, there will be a lecture by UoH economist Prof G Omkarnath on "The Indian Economy at the Crossroads". V(NSS)

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