Literary programme organised in Indian embassy in Madagascar

Anatavario, Jan 24 (Agency) Literary programme Lal it Tana was organised at Indian embassy today. The 10th edition of its monthly literary programme Lal it Tana was organised in Indian embassy after gap of several months due to prevailing Corona pandemic. During the event Malagasy poets read their translations of Indian poems into Malagasy.

On this occasion, well-known Malagasy writer Michele Rakotson appreciated the translation of Indian Poetry from 28 Indian languages spanning over 3000 years, into Malagasy and underlined that it will help in bringing hearts and souls of India and Madagascar closer. A total of 100 Great Indian Poems edited by Abhay K has been translated into Malagasy with the title “Tononkalo Indiana 100 Tsara Indrindra” by eminent Malagasy writers and poets like Mose Njo, Haja Razanamana, Fanja Rakotondrainib E Tsiky, Rabeniamanga Lalatiana Andréa, Jeannot Luther, Placide Alex, Maholy and Thina. 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.