The event will include a Kathak performance by Uma Sharma, poetry recitation by prominent poets and recital of couplets of Ghalib by Pavan K Varma.
"The highlight of the event will be a mushaira with eminent poets in durbar tehzeeb rendered in Mughal style with shamadaan (flame kept in front of the orator)," said an organiser.
The verses for the performance have been selected for the occasion, to showcase the Sufi Ghalib. "The universal appeal of Ghalib's thought makes people ponder over issues of life, death and love. This will leave the listeners spellbound," said the organiser.