KLF is the first annual retreat literary festival of the country. It is also the country's first travelling literary event. A not for profit initiative, KLF brings together celebrated authors, respected thought leaders and opinion makers of the country in Te Aroha located in Dhanachuli, an enchanting little village in the Himalayas. The first three days of the five-day festival are held here. Blessed with pleasant weather, breathtaking views of the Himalayas, lush forests, enticing fruit orchards and charming people, Dhanachuli is a beautiful weekend getaway from Delhi.

In its last two days, the festival travels to a different location. In 2016, the festival will travel to Jim Corbett National Park, where Jim's Jungle Retreat, a beautiful nature friendly jungle resort will host it.

The festival is conceptualised as an innovative and unusual event where rich and deeper discussions are held over 5 days in a relaxed setting.

KLF is deep in content, high in credibility and experiential in format.

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Sumant is a corporate and policy lawyer of global eminence; writer, museum curator and a creative entrepreneur. He has founded a number of initiatives to promote art, culture, literature and music.

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Barkha Dutt is Consulting Editor with NDTV, India's premier news network. She is one of India's best-known journalists and the youngest to receive 'Padma Shri', one of India's highest State honours.

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