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Marathi writers to come together to honour Nayantara Sahgal

After invite row, event on January 29 to ‘raise voice against suppression’ —Shruti Ganapatye In the backdrop of the rescinding of the invitation extended to Nayantara Sahgal for the 92nd All India Marathi Literary Meet, authors and writers from the Marathi community… Continue Reading →

Mahamandal president resigns over Sahgal’s invite withdrawal for 92nd Marathi Lit festival in Pune

The withdrawal of invitation to Sahgal resulted in fierce criticism from a number of writers, with calls from prominent writers and social activist such as Vidya Bal to boycott the event. PUNE Updated: Jan 10, 2019 14:33 IST Prachi BariHindustan Times,… Continue Reading →

Over 30 authors to boycott literary meet over cancellation of invite to Nayantara Sahgal

  Marathi writers stand up for Sahgal ;Raj Thackeray apologises S The rescinding of an invite to noted English language author Nayantara Sahgal to participate in the 92nd Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan has triggered a strong backlash in the… Continue Reading →

First Bahujan art fest in TISS: Need to claim public spaces, say artistes

Organisers said the day-long festival, which included photo exhibitions, art by Warli artists from Palghar district and film screenings, was organised to highlight the voices, culture and resistance of Bahujans through artistic means to facilitate spaces denied to them by… Continue Reading →

मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे #Poem

मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे।   रोजी रोटी का सवाल बाद में उठाएंगे रूखी-सूखी खाएंगे चाहे भुख से ही मर जाएंगे पर मंदिर वहीं बनाएंगे। लल्ला, मन्दिर वहीं बनाएंगे ।।1।। शिक्षा और स्वास्थ्य का मुद्दा  बेदख़ल कर जाएंगे धर्मयुद्ध का परचम लहराने में… Continue Reading →

Gulzar’s date with the legendary lady of letters, Amrita Pritam

Remembering Amrita Pritam on her Death Anniversary She asked me to recite a poem and I recited Dastak, which spoke of friends arriving from across the border coming to our home and mats being laid out in the courtyard and… Continue Reading →

WhatsApp from Sardar Patel I am going to boycott the Program of 31 October 2018

By- Rohit Prajapati, WhatsApp from Sardar Patel I am upset, depressed Looking at “Statue of Unity Project” It is Symbol of ‘River Lynching’, ‘Violence and Violations’ It is De-Facto Statue of… Miseries and exploitation of Narmada River, Downstream River and… Continue Reading →

Vishnu Khare (1940–2018) Adieu, dear poet #RIP

| RAMU RAMANATHAN As it happens, the news was conveyed by a terse ping on a Hindi literature group on WhatsApp. Newly appointed vice chairman of the Delhi Hindi Academy and noted Hindi poet Vishnu Khare was no more. He… Continue Reading →

‘Digital India’ De-facto ‘Deleted India’ #Poem

  By- Rohit Prajapati Slum Dwellers will be ‘Deleted’ in ‘Digital India’. Street Vendors will be ‘Deleted’ in ‘Digital India’. Small Shops will be ‘Deleted’ in ‘Digital India’. Ordinary People will be ‘Deleted’ in ‘Digital India’. Public Transport System will… Continue Reading →

Dalit rap artiste smashes Brahminical caste structure; weapons his Music

By Ayushi Koul  – While the caste lynching increases in its toll, this Dalit rap artiste fights the caste prejudice and shuts the brahamanical caste structure through his art. Sumeet’s upcoming video Ladai Seekh le It’s been a long time… Continue Reading →

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