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Vasant Vyakhyanmala kicks off in the city

DNPUN68006 | 4/22/2014 | Author : Surbhi Modi | WC :212



Pune: Vasant Vyakhanmala, the traditional annual spring lecture series, commenced in the city on Monday. The organisers will be conducting lectures from April 21 to May 20.
The tradition to hold the lecture series was started by Lokmanya Tilak and Justice M.G Ranade in the 19th century with an aim to educate Punekars. After 140 years, the tradition is still being followed. The topics to be discussed are culture and arts, civic issues, health, science, economics, governance, history, etc.
The Vyakhanmala is held every year in the month of April or May. People can attend the lectures at Tilak Smarakh Mandir at Tilak Road and the tickets are available at Rs 5 per session and Rs 100 for the entire season.
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