DIPHU, Aug 13: In an encouragement for book lovers and aspiring writers of Karbi Anglong, young writer On Teron has been invited to the upcoming Ranchi Tribal Festival to begin from August 23, 2019. This was informed by Jambili Literary Foundation (JLF) members here this evening.
The literature festival is being organized jointly by Dr. Ramdayal Munda Tribal and Welfare Research Institute, Ranchi and Sahitya Akademi. The young Karbi writer who is being invited to the festival will be representing the district in Tribal Poet Meet event.
Hailing from a remote village of Rongthelu in Manja, On Teron’s love for writing poems and short stories is known to all book lovers in the district. He is the younger son of Khoyasing Teron and Kadom Timungpi. He will be speaking on the topic ‘A short commentary on Karbi literature’ and also will recite a poem during a poetry event.
It may be mentioned that On Teron also represented Karbi Anglong during a literature festival held at Arunachal Pradesh and Sahitya Akademi Festival of Letters in New Delhi. He is also the youngest poet to be present at both the festivals