Interviewed by Shweta Raj Kanwar | January 23, 2018 Nabina Das, a poet and a writer based in Hyderabad but born and brought up in Guwahati, Assam recently published her third poetry collection titled ‘Sanskarnama’. Sanskarnama: “Her poetry speaks of spaces of protest and resistance”. She has five books of poetry and fiction. A Charles Wallace, […]
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-By Sharmista Pradhan SPARROW AND THE RAIN Two Sparrows flirt their way out in the rain, They snuggle and beckon, away from the pain; Washing their feathers which is no longer fluffy, Pracariously perched in the slippery strand But they enjoy every raindrop falling onto their body. One little feet move closer, while the other […]
BE BOLD Scarred face, She feels out of place, They ogle at her attire, Eyes full of desire. “Be bold, be bold, “utters her soul “I’m not one to cajole. Unleash your fire! Build an empire! Play on your lyre! The summit be your desire, Always a hand do lend,’ YOU ARE A WOMAN- A […]
‘Angel’ from Manipur is breaking ‘Menstruation Taboos’ and making lives better for rural Gujarat Women!
By Shweta Raj Kanwar “There is a deep sense of shame and oppression associated with Menstruation”, rues Angel Konthoujam, an SBI Youth For India Fellow from Manipur who wants women to celebrate the occurrence of menstruation as naturally as it happens. SBI Youth for India is a 13 month long programme that enables India’s brightest young […]
Gangtok, 26 Dec: An evening dedicated to the emerging new talents in the field of music, story telling, poetry and other oral narratives “Coffee and Art- rendezvous of talents” was held on the December 24th at Raseelo restaurant in the capital city of Sikkim in Gangtok. The event was organised by the three individuals namely […]
Not everyone’s cup of tea, as pretty as it might sound. Poetry – a unique genre of writing words using experiences, feelings and perspectives to then transforming them into an art form. Not just meant for the elite, powerful, intellectual or a vestige of the west but for people with soul. After the overwhelming response to their first […]