A string of academic and cultural programs is being held across the state of Kerala to celebrate the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of the Kerala Legislative Assembly. It includes seminars , exhibitions, debates, model assembly, Assembly visit programmes for selected sections of society etc.  The programme named Festival of Democracy focuses on fostering , inculating, sensitizing, reitering and strengthening the values and ethos of democracy.  National Women Legislators’ Conference, National Students’ Parliament, National Media Conclave on Democracy, Special Conference on Assembly Proceedings and Consensus Conclave on Kerala Development are the six conferences.