English Literary Forum of Dr.Zakir Husain College,Ilayangudi was inaugurated on 09. 08.2017. The event was initiated by the recitation of few verses from the holy Quran. Dr.S.Ramanathan, Head of the department of English, formally welcomed the guests. The Principal, Dr. A. AbbasManthiridelivered the presidential address and spoke on the importance of communication skills in the present society. Janab S.A.M. Abdul Ahad, Treasurer ofDr.Zakir Husain College gave a brief idea about the new opportunities that are awaiting the students of literature. Director of Self Financing Courses, Dr. A.Shabinullah Khan encouraged the students to excel in university exams. Prof. R.Syed Ali Fathima, President of the Literary Forum introduced the chief guest. The chief guest, Prof. U.FathimaFarzana, Assistant Professor of English at Sri S.Ramasamy Naidu College, Satturdelivered the inaugural speech on The Opportunitiesand Challenges of Literature on various fields and the methods of approaching the National Eligibility Test . Final year student A. Arockiya Johnson delivered the vote of thanks. Finally the event concluded with the National Anthem.