Belles-Lettres J.E. Dastur Memorial National Short Fiction Essay Writing Competition by GLC: Submit by Feb 5

The Magazine Committee of Government Law College, Mumbai, annually organises a national level fiction essay writing competition, The Belles-Lettres J.E. Dastur Memorial Government Law College Short Fiction National Legal Essay Competition.

The Belles-Lettres J.E. Dastur Memorial Government Law College Short Fiction is sponsored in the memory of Late Mr Jal. E. Dastur, one of GLC’s most distinguished alumni. Mr Dastur loved literature and was a master of linguistic art. The Magazine Committee of Government Law College now invites entries for the same.

Topics for this year are

Conclude your story with the following sentence:

“…breathless he reached the door and pushed it open.”


Build your story around the following characters in the given situations: Greta Thunberg, Karl Marx and Marie Antoinette are together in a forest.


Incorporate all the following objects in your story: Prescription | Clarinet | Scythe

Word Limit

1500 – 3500 words


The deadline for entries is 5th February 2020.


  1. Participants must have passed 12th Standard.
  2. Participants should be enrolled in a graduation course in any field.
  3. PG students are not eligible.
  4. PG Diploma students are eligible except those pursuing Management courses.
  5. Co-authorship is not allowed.


  • 1st Place: Rs. 8,000/-
  • 2nd Place: Rs. 6,000/-
  • 3rd Place: Rs. 4,000/-

Submission Details

A copy of the entry should be mailed to melawnge[at] in both pdf and word format with the subject “Entry for Belles-Lettres 2019-20”.

Deadline: 27th January 2020


In case of any other queries, send an email to melawnge[at] or Isha Prakash: +91 99676 42402

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