23 February (Language) ‘Earth’, a multi-sectoral festival that captures the true meaning of ‘Indian ideas and principles’, will be held online this year.
Organizers announced this effect on Tuesday. The third edition of this two-day festival will be held on this weekend in Kolkata, on Saturday-Sunday and in New Delhi on 19-20 March.
Shreyasthi Goenka, the founder and director of the festival, said, “The purpose of Artha is to inspire people to rediscover the diversity and richness of Indian art and culture through a carefully judged discussion.”
The celebration in Kolkata will include West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Ministers Smriti Irani, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy and Swapan Dasgupta, BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia, lyricist Ershad Kamil and singer Ila Arun.