Ekamra Sports literary festival

Ekamra Sports literary festival

Question: Ekamra Sports literary festival 2018 was hosted by which of the following city?
(a)Guwahati
(b)Bhubaneswar
(c)Kolkata
(d)Bellary
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • Asia’s first International Sports Literary Meet- Ekamra Sports Literary Festival, 2018 was organized by Government of Odisha and Emerging Sports in Bhubaneswar in 2nd November, 2018.
  • Ben Johnson, Ric Charesworth, Stephanie Rice, Niraj Chopra, Dilip Turkey, Mohammad Kaif, Jeff Thompson, Ajinkya Rahane and many more, graced the event. Sport’s Journalist Richard Moore and Bharat Sunaresan were among the speakers.





  • This event was organized with an aim to develop a sports culture and to create an atmosphere of sports ahead of the Men’s Hockey World Cup.
  • Indian ace gymnast Dipa Karmakar launched the first look of her memoir titled ‘Dipa Karmakar: The Small Wonder’ at the event. Former Test player Akash Chopra spoke about his book, Numbers Don’t Lie: 61 Hidden Cricket stories.

By Ramayan Upadhyay

Links:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/education/news/bhubaneswar-to-host-ekamra-sports-literary-festival-from-nov-2/articleshow/66458628.cms

https://www.thehindu.com/sport/other-sports/sports-literary-festival-off-to-a-fine-start/article25405970.ece

http://www.uniindia.com/dipa-launches-cover-of-her-memoir-at-ekamra-sports-literary-fest/sports/news/1396728.html

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