Public Homage to late senior Konkani writer Edwin D’Souza to be held on November 19
Mangaluru: The Institute of Konkani, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore, in association with Sahitya Academy, New Delhi, Vishwa Konkani Centre, Shaktinagar, Michael D’Souza Vision Konkani, and Raknno Weekly, will hold a public homage to veteran Konkani writer Edwin J.F. D’Souza, who passed away recently, on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at 10 a.m. in the Sahodaya Hall of the College.
He was a recipient of the prestigious Kendra Sahitya Akademi award for his novel ‘Kalem Bhangar’.
Dr Chandralekha D’Souza, former Head of the Department of Konkani at Goa University, and poet-storyteller and translator Kishoo Barkur will speak about Edwin D’Souza. Rev. Dr Melwyn S. Pinto, SJ, Director, Institute of Konkani, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), will pay homage to Edwin D’Souza.
Konkani literary organizations, students of Konkani literature, and Edwin J. F. D’Souza’s fans will be given the opportunity to participate in the commemoration program and offer floral tributes.