Kolkata: West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi, also a known poet, on Tuesday embarked on a visit to Britain to participate in and preside over a conference of poets.
According to a Raj Bhavan communique, Tripathi will preside over the “Virat Kavi Sammelan” beginning Wednesday with the venues spread over the cities of Liverpool, Slough, Nottingham and Southhall, London.
During the visit, Tripathi will also attend, along with other poets, a reception to be given by the Indian High Commission, London.
He slated to return on September 12.
A widely-acclaimed poet, Tripathi has in the past attended several such poetry symposiums across the globe. So far six compendiums of his Hindi poems have been publishe