It is a programme for writers in search of a collective identity. The first programme was held with the participation of three women poets: Eunice D'Souza, Gagan Gill and Pravasini Mahakud on 13 December 1996 at New Delhi.


  • On 26 March 2019, Assamese women writers at Golaghat, Assam
  • On 24 March 2019, Santali women writers at Dibrugarh, Assam
  • On 23 March 2019, Assamese women writer at Guwahati, Assam
  • On 05 March 2019, Odia women writers at Puri, Odisha
  • On 18 February 2019, Assamese women writers at Nagaon, Assam
  • On 08 February 2019, Bodo women writers at Sonitpur, Assam
  • On 04 February 2019, Malayalam women writers at Trivandrum, Kerala
  • On 17 November 2018, Kashmiri women writers at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 23 October 2018, Women writers at Guwahati, Assam
  • On 13 October 2018, Dogri women writers at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 28 August 2018, Women writers from different Indian languages at New Delhi
  • On 20 August 2018, Bodo women writers at Kokrajhar, Assam
  • On 14 July 2018, Manipuri women writers at Manipur Hindi Parishad Hall, Old Assembly Road, Imphal
  • On 30 June 2018, Bodo women writers at Kokrajhar, Assam
  • On 19 November 2012, Noted short story writers Bindu Bhatt ('Gujarati), Meena Kakodkar (Konkani), Pratima Ingole (Marathi), Roshni Rohra (Sindhi) and not d poetess Yamini Vyas (Gujarati), Yogini Acharya (Konkani), Asavari Kakade and Devi Nangrani (Sindhi) participated on 9 November 2012, Goa with Manipuri Young Women Writers at Agartala.
  • On 12 October 2012, Odia women writers at Bhubaneswar
  • On 2-7 June 2012, Gayatri Sarat Rashmi Raul, Hironmoyee Mishra, Sasmita Rath, Vasudev Rath and Subhashree Lenka Geetashree, Sarlbala Mahapatra, Geetashree, Sarlbala Mahapatra and Vatsala at New Delhi
  • On 24 February 2012, Ila Arab Mehta (Gujarati), Sheela Kolambkar (Konkani), Poojashree (Hindi), Anupama Uzgare (Marathi) and Maya Rahi (Sindhi) participated at Mumbai.
  • On 14 December 2011, Darshini Dadawala, Laxmi Dobariya, Bindu Bhatt, Chhaya Trivedi and Saroop Dhruv at Ahmedabad.
  • On 13 November 2011, Noted Sindhi women poets - Heena Agnani, Roshpi Rohra, Monica Panjwani, Sunita Mohani, Kamal Shahdadpuri, Daya Lalchandani, Prem Prakash participated at Ahmedabad.
  • On 21 October 2011, Eminent Odia poets and writers: Aparna Mohanty, Binapani Panda, Biyotprojna Tripathi, Madhmi Panda, Monalisa Mishra, Sailabala Mahapatra and Bibhuti Pattartaik participated at Bhubaneswar.
  • On 19 October 2011, Dhirjyoti Basumatary, Kanika Daimari, Nila Hainary, Rekha Basumatary, Rina Daimary and Swapna Baglari recited Bodo poems at Assam.
  • On 4 September 2011, Women Santali writers at Durgapur.
  • On 7 August 2011, Abburi Chaya Devi, V Prathima, K.B Lakshmi, Putla Hemalatha and K. Varalakshmi participated in a programme at Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh).
  • On 21 July 2011, Mallika Ghan ti, Madhavi Bhandari, Shwetha Naragund, Prema Thasildar and P. K. Kavya at Dharawad.
  • On 11 March 2011, Marathi women poets: Usha Mehta, Pratibha Saraf and Surya Bala at Mumbai. Sunita Raina Pandit, Fareeda Shauq, Santosh Shah Nadan presented their poems on 27 June 2011 at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 28 October 2010, Lalitha Lenin, Arya Gopi, Reeba Paul, K.M. Suma, Sreelatha, Leena, Hemamalini, P. Saraswathy at Trichur.
  • On 14 September 2010, Manipuri women writers: Nee Devi, Maya Nepram, K. Shantibala Devi, Satyabati Ningombam, Bimabati Thiyam Ongbi, Ch. Nanda Devi, Ng. Ekashini Devi and Surma Ningombam at Imphal.
  • On 12 February 2011, Odia women writers: Jyotsna Routray, Itirani Samanta, Runu M_ohanty, Monalisa Jena and Mamatamayee Choudhury at Bhubaneswar.
  • On 4 September 2010, Noted Gujarati poets and writers: Minal Dave, Vandana Bhatt, Reena Mehta, Urvashi Pandya, Meenaxi Chandarana participated at Surat.
  • On 29 July 2010 Parul Desai, Jayshree Chaudhury, SushmitaJoshi and Purvi Oza at Mumbai.
  • On 12 June 2010, Gujarati women writers: Usha Seth, Dina Pandya, Sanskritirani Desai and Nallini Madgaokar at Mumbai.
  • On 28 May, 2010, Kannada women writers/poets: Vaidehi, Mitra Venkataraj, Sukanya Maruthi, Damayanthi Naregalla, K. Sharifa participated and presented their readings at Bengaluru.
  • On 30 April 2010, Marathi women poets: Meera Tarlekar, Shraddha Belsare and Sunanda Bhosekar at Mumbai.
  • On 29 September 2010, Sudha (Hindi), Soma Bandyopadhyay and Moushumi Kandali read their short stories at Delhi.
  • On 10 February 2010, S. Bhanumati Devi, Y. Indira Devi, Kh. Anandini Devi, H. Benubala Devi, H. Nalini, S. Shantibala Devi, Satyabati Ningombam and A. Reemita Devi - Manipuri Women Writers at Imphal.
  • On 4 February 2010, Eminent Odia writers: Basudev Sunani, Pitambar Tarai, Supriya Mallick, Sanjay Kumar Bag, Debendra Lal and Bibhuti Pattanaik participated at Bhubaneswar.
  • On 12 Sept mber 2009, Nutan Sakhardande, Aparna Garudi, Brenda Menezes, Sushila Halarnkar and Selsa Lopes at Goa.
  • On 8 September 2009, Eminent Bodo Women Writers at Kokrajhar (Assam).
  • On 18 August 2009, MehfoozaJan, Nasim Shafai, Bimla Raina, Saba Shaheen - Kashmiri Women Writers at Srinagar, Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 29 August 2009, Bharathi, Barna and Rajalakshmi at Chennai.
  • On 20 June 2009, Sushila Jha, Yogmaya Jha, Shail Jha, Sawayam Prabha Jha, Kamini, Shefalika Verma and Usha Kiran Khan participated at New Delhi.
  • On 7 June 2009, Khudiram Hansdah, Yashoda Murmu, Dulee Hembram, Joba Murmu, Chinmyaee Hansdah, Meena Murmu and Madhumita Hansdah participated in a programme at New Delhi.
  • On 11 May 2009, Padma Sachdev (Hindi & Dogri), Dhiruben Patel (Gujarati), Saniya and Hira Bansode (Marathi) at Mumbai.
  • On 1 March 2009, Chriashree Indrasingh, Gayatri Saraf, Paramita Satpathy, Pushpanjali Nayak, Supriya Pal and Supriya Panda Rayagada, Odisha.
  • On 11 February 2009, Bin du Bhatt (Gujarati), Komal Raichandani (Sindhi), Usha Upadhyay, Poorvi Oza (Gujarati writers) and Pushpa Bhambhani (Sindhi) participated at Ahmedabad.
  • On 22 October 2008, Women Fiction Writers at Imphal, Manipur.
  • On 22 October 2008, Women Poets at Imphal, Manipur.
  • On 20 September 2008, Bodo Women Writers at Kokrajhar, Assam.
  • On 12 September 2008, Madhuvati Sapre (Marathi) and Kamla Goklani (Sindhi) recited poems and Tariniben Desai (Gujarati) and Maya Kharangate (Konkani) read short stories at Mumbai.
  • On 1 August 2008, Chennai, Uma,Rao (Kannad ), KR. Meena (Malayalam), Tamil Selve (Tamil), Pratima (Telugu) participated in sho.rt story reading programme at Chennai.
  • On 8 July 2008, Kusum Ansal, Mamta Kalia and Mamita Singh, Hindi writers at New Delhi.
  • On 25 April 2008, Ila Arab Mehta and Jaimala Danait (Konkari), Urmila Pawar (Marathi) and Indira Poonawala (Sindhi) participated at Mumbai.
  • On January 2008, two Hindi writers Kamlesh Bakkshi and Sudha Arora read out their short stories at Mumbai.
  • On 3 February 2008, three Santhali women writers Parvati Murmu, Jasada Murmu and Lalibiti Murmu read out from their works at Hooghly.
  • On 14 November 2007, Assamese women writers Anuradha Sharma Pujari, Arupa Patangia Kalita, Selina Begum, Anupama Basumatari and Mausumi Kandali, read out from their works at Tinsukia, Assam.
  • On 21 September 2007, Ila Arab Mehta (fiction writer) and Dhaknha Vyas (poet) from Marathi read out from their works at Mumbai.
  • On 24 September 2007, eight women poets from Manipuri read out their poems at Imphal.
  • On 19 September 2007, Sadhana Shankar, Kamal Kumar and Vijaya Rajadhyaksha read out from their works at New Delhi.
  • On 26 June 2007, Marathi women writers Kavita Mahajan (poet and fichior writer) and Meghna Pethe (short story writer) read out from their works at Pune.
  • On 4 May 2007 Shakuntala Bharvani, Menka Shivdasni and Kalpana Swaminathan read out from their works at Mumbai.
  • On 8 February 2007, Bodo writers Ramela Islary and Mina Kherkatry read out their stories.
  • On 11 February 2007, Thilakavathi, Sivakami, A. Vennila, Thilakabama, S. Sampath, Era Meenakashi and Tamilachi read out their works at Pondicherry.
  • On 26 November 2006, H. Nagaveni, Sunanda Prakash Kadame read out short stories; Sumitra Halawai and Savita Nagabhushana read out their poems.
  • On 26 November 2006, Kannada Writers, H. Nagaveni, Savitha Nagabhushana, Sumitra Halwai and Sunanda Prakash Kadame at Shimoga.
  • On 26 September 2006, Dogri Writers, Archane Kesar, Usha Kiran `Kiran', Urmila Rani and Kanta Jamwal at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 30 August 2006, Urdu Writers, Tarannum Riyaz, Ghazal Zaigham, Azra Praveen and Suraiya Hashmi at New Delhi.
  • On 2 August 2006, short-story reading in Kuki, Kubui and Thadon at Imphal.
  • On 8 August 2006, Telugu Poets Katti Padma Rao, K. Sanjeeva Rao `Sikhamani', Challapali Swarupa Rani and Yendluri Sudhakar at Tirupati.
  • On 30 August 2006, Urdu Women Writers at New Delhi.
  • On 6 August 2006, Santali Writers at Bhubaneshwar.
  • On 19 June 2006, Bengali Women Poets at Kolkata.
  • On 30 March 2006, Five women writers at New Delhi.
  • On 20 Feburary 2006, Six Women Writers from Orissa at Santiniketan.
  • On 28 January 2006, Four Women Writes and Poets Mumbai
  • On 8 November 2005, Eastern Regional Women Writers at Dibrugarh.
  • On 20 September 2005, Poetry and Story Reading at Kolkata.
  • On 3 July 2005, Rajasthani Yuva Lekhak Sangh at Bikaner. On 14 August 2005, Kailashbahen Antani Memorial Turst of Anjar at Bhuj.
  • On 5 May 2005, Punjabi Women Writers at New Delhi.
  • On 22 February 2005, Dogri Women Poets at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 16 November 2004, Nepali Women Writers at Kurseong.
  • On 26 September 2004, Sadhana Jha, Hemalata Chaudhari and Shweta Jha at Kolkata.
  • On 23 December 2004, Kamal Kumar, Savita Singh and Manorama Mahapatra Bishwal at New Delhi.
  • On 27 September 2004, Writers from Andaman and Nicobar at Port Blair.
  • On 9 August 2004, Rafeqa Bashir, Seema Shah, firdousa Raina, Zeba Neenath, Rubhsaraji, Sofi Arifa Arwal, Tanzeema Shafi, Masooda Qureshi at Sopore.
  • On 4 August 2004, Nayana Adarkar, Sudha Amonkar at Goa.
  • On 13 July 2004, Eight Bengali Women Poets at Kolkata.
  • On 14 March 2004, Nasira Sharma and loveleen at Bikaner.
  • On 4 February 2004, Anupama Basumatrai, Barkanya Devi, Geeta Upadhyay and Mallika Sengupta at Kolkata.
  • On 16 December 2003, Deepa Aggarwal and Razio Raj at New Delhi.
  • On 24 November 2003, Krishna Sharma, Sudesh Raj and Shashi Pathania at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 18 July 2003, Th. Bimabati Devi, sunita Ningobam, N. Devajani Devi, Bilashini Devi, Satyabati Devi and Benubala Devi at Kakching.
  • On 6 August 2003, Sivashankari, Vaikai Selvi, Ilampirai and Sivakami at Channai.
  • On 9 July 2003, Maitreyee Pushpa and Kusum Ansal at New Delhi.
  • On 26 May 2003, Sunanda Bhosekar, Manodnya Desai, Gagan Gill, Rashmi Ramani at Mumabi.
  • On 6-7 February 2003, at Bangalore, Padma Gururaj, Hanumakshi Gogi, Vasumathi Udupa, Geetha Nagabushana, Sarojini Chavalar, Ganga Padekal, B.T. Lalitha Naik, Kulasekhari, and Tulasi Venugopal read their works.
  • On 6 and 7 February 2003 at Post Graduation Centre of Gulbarga University, Nandihalli, Bhagirathi Hegde, Sirsi, Smt.Padma
  • On 9 November 2002, Anubhuti Chaturvedi and Manorama Biswal Mahapatra reat their poems.
  • On 26 August 2002, Neelem Vikram Jain, Shakuntala Beerpuri and Santosh Sangra read their stories at Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • On 14 July 2002, Smriti Paul Nath, Hasanatra Shelley, Barnasree Bakshi, Samrajni Shome and Shibani Gupta read their Bengali poems and short stories at Karimganj, Assam.
  • On 29 June 2002 Arundhati Subramaniam, Anamika, Neeraja and Malati Parikh were invited to read their poems at Mumbai.
  • On 29 April 2002, three writers, Chandrakanta_fiction writer in Hindi, Bhagyalakshmi_Telugu poet and Suja Choudhuri_Oriya poet participated and read from their works.
  • On 10 February 2002 Rashmi Ramani, an eminent Sindhi poetess was invited to read her poems at Ajmer.
  • On 20 January 2002, Madhumita Hansda, Khuku Hansda, Tangin Paora Baskey, Parbati Murmu and Mandi read out their Santali poems and short stories at Purulia, West Bengal.
  • On 19 September 2001, Mitra Mukhopadhyay, Sipra Datta, Rekha Gangopadhyay, Silpi Samaddar and Bibha Haldar read out their Bengali poims at Port Blair, Andaman.
  • On 24 April 2001, Mandarapu Hymavathy, Kanimozhi and H.M. Kanaka at New Delhi.
  • On 21 January 2001 Dadu Mandrekar a Dalit writer, Feminist writer Hema Naik and young writer Prakash Pariekar, a protagonist of rural culture presented their literary pieces and also spoke about their ideologies at Canacona, Goa. 17 April 2001 at Hyderabad. Volga, Kondepudi Nirmala, Sarada Ashokavardhan, Seela Subhadra Devi, C.Swarooparani, Mahejabeen, Shahajahana participated.
  • On 19 January 2001, Chandramathi, Dhamayanthi, A. S. Priya, Thilakavathi at Chennai.
  • On 15 January 2001, P. Vatsala and A. Vennila participated at Chennai.
  • On 10 January 2001, Chandramathi, Damayanthi, A. S. Priya and Thilakavathi participated. 10.1. 2001, Chennai.
  • On 5 December 2000, B.T.Lalitha Naik, Sukanya Maruthi, T.C.Poornima, Sanskrithirani Desai at Bangalore.
  • On 23 September 2000, Kalyani Mandi, Jiniya Ray, Lalita Ray, Susri Chakraborty, Tanntam Pani, Timi Mitra, Suranjan Gangopadhyay, Basabdatta Dasgupta, Keka De and Durba Basu presented their critical studies in Bengali on women writings at Kolkata.
  • On 23 September 2000, Kolkata, Kalyan Mandi, Pushpa Mishra, Jiniya Ray, Lalita Ray Susri Chakraborty, Tanntam Pani, Timi Mitra, Surajan Gangopadhyay, Basabdatta Das Gupta, Keka De, Durba Basu.
  • On 26 June 2000, Kalyani Bhattacharya, Jaya Goala, Panchali Debbarma, Soma Gangopadhyay and Lachhmi Bhattacharya read out their Bengali short stories at Agartala, Tripura.
  • On 27 February 2000, Memchoubi Devi, Ibemhal Devi, Borkanya Devi, Devayali Devi, Bhanumati Devi and Jibanmala Devi read out their Manipuri poems at Kakching, Manipur.
  • On 30 January 2000, Prathibha Satpathy, Binapani Mohanty, Pushpanjali Naik and Aparna Mohanty at Rourkela, Orissa.
  • On 10 November 1999, Oriya writer Yashodhara Mishra read out from her works and interacted with the audience.
  • On 28 May 1999, Bani Basu, Suchitra Bhattacharya, Alpana Ghosh at Kolkata.
  • On 1 April 1999, Rati Saxena read out from her works at New Delhi.
  • On 2 August 1997, three women writers— Indira Goswami, Shama Fatehally and Anamika read out from their works and interacted with the readers at New Delhi.
  • On 1 August 1997 three young Adivasi poets—Kavita Atram, Vishram Valvi and Vaharu Sonawane read out their poems at Mumbai.
  • On 22 July 1997, Krishna Basu, Jaya Mitra, Mallika Sengupta and Sanjukta Bandyopadhyay read out their poems at Kolkata.

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