Shabd is a joint initiative of Kolkata Literature Festival and Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF). PKF is an NGO based out of Kolkata engaged in various social and cultural activities across India. The Kolkata Literature Festival is hosted at the International Kolkata Book Fair which is the largest books fair in the World, in terms of footfall, organized with the support of the Government of West Bengal.

Shabd - Where Literature Meets - is an initiative to bring together the bright minds behind the various literary activities in India. Our vision is to explore newer possibilities and collaborations, especially in promoting and popularizing regional literature and culture, by providing a meaningful platform for holding Literary Exchange Programs across India.

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Sundeep Bhutoria

Managing Trustee
Prabha Khaitan Foundation
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Tridib Kr Chatterjee

Hony. General Secretary
International Kolkata Book Fair
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Sujata Sen

Kolkata Literature Festival