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Myths the key to story telling

Noted litterateurs on Saturday outlined the scopes available for giving the folktales a fresh of life when they held an illuminating discussion at the Guwahati Lit Fest on Saturday.

Moderated by folklore expert and former Asom Sahitya Sabha president Dr Birendra Nath Dutta, the experts said that the folk tales need to be dressed afresh in view of the emerging trends in the various spheres of life with in the light of the myth and society.

Participating in the discussion, Neelesh Misra, Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih and Imran Hussain dwelt at length the various aspects of the myth, society and story telling.     

 

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