KOVALAM LITERARY FEST RETURNS:
10 OCTOBER 2015, VJT HALL, TRIVANDRUM
Well known writer, thinker and former civil servant Gopalkrishna Gandhi who was also governor of Bengal from 2004 to 2009 will deliver the eighth K.C John memorial lecture at the Kovalam Literary festival , in VJT hall on October 10, Saturday.
Mr Gandhi is the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and son of Devdas Gandhi and Lakshmi Gandhi, daughter of C. Rajagoplachari.
He will be speaking on Punishing By Death, on the folly of the death penalty. He was one of the anti-death penalty campaigners who appeared before the Law Commission which recently recommended taking away the death penalty apart from terrorism related cases.