“Becoming Indian”: Discussion at the Jharkhand Literary Meet 2017 (Ranchi, December 1 and 2, 2017) – Jharkhand

1 December 2017

Sir Mark Tully (BBC’s India correspondent from 1964 to 1994 and eminent writer) interviewed by Dr. Ivy Hansdak on his new book, Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India
Venue: Hotel Chanakya BNR, Ranchi.  

More: https://m.facebook.com/events/377349199382339/

An annual literary event that aims to showcase the local talent and bring together distinguished scholars for a fruitful exchange of ideas. […]

which will enable us to showcase the literary talent of the State as well as provide a platform where distinguished scholars can put forth their narrations, thereby leading to a healthy exchange of ideas. […]

The main purpose of the event is as follows:

  • Support in promotion of literature among the literary minds of the society.
  • Be a custodian for supporting and fostering new ideas in the society and in the field of literature, culture and arts.
  • Connect with the youth and the intellectual minds of the society through such initiatives.
  • Create a platform for the intellectual minds of the society to discuss and deliberate on the issues pertaining to the Indian youth, society, economics and policies.

The Literary Meet for Jharkhand at Ranchi is scheduled during the period December 1 and 2, 2017. It will be open to all. […]


Jharkhand Literary Meet – #jlm2017 – Facebook

Accessed: 28 November 2017


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