In an event organized by Ashok Vajpeyi, a well-known name in Hindi poetry and Raza foundation more than 60 young Hindi writers and poets shared their talent under one roof held in Delhi on 15th and 16th November’ 2016.

Named as ‘YUVA-2016’, the two day event saw young writers and poets from across the country. People from Agra, Aligarh, Varanasi, Nainital, Patna, Mumbai, Kolkata and more participated and shared their beautifully written pieces of Hindi poems and stories. Anup Lugoon, Ashok Kumar Pandey, Avinash Mishr, Nilakshi Singh, Akansha Pare and Mrityunjan were among others who participated in the event.


Some of the prominent names from Hindi Literature such as Ashok Vajpeyi, Krishna Sobti etc graced the event with their presence and boost the young talent. Talking on the initiative, Ashok Vajpeyi said “YUVA-2016, the Raza Festival of Young Hindi Writers featuring more than 60 writers has affirmed that the dynamics of contemporary creativity and imagination are truly complex and the literature is enormously rich and pluralistic in vision, content and style”