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Sanchaari Celebrates the Pride of Allahabad, Organises Guava Festival at Khusraubagh

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Spread the love           The sylvan gardens of Khusraubagh, the now forgotten but once vibrant haven of the fruit, once again was filled with the excited footsteps of children, men and women, all seeking out the pleasures of Allahabad’s dear fruit, Amrood. Sanchaari, in association with Uttar Pradesh Tourism, gave the people a reason to fall in love with Amrood […]


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Virtual Reality: The Literature of Suspending Disbelief

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Spread the love           ‘Virtual Reality’ is a poetry anthology born out of interactions between eight poets (Aakash Sagar Chauhan, Anindita Bose, Daipayan Nair, Geethanjali Dilip, Gauri Dixit, Sunila Khemchandani, Fatima Afghan and Lily Swarn) in the virtual domain of Facebook. The launch of the book was held in Kolkata, on December 24, 2016, at Asutosh Birth Centenary Auditorium, Indian Museum. The chief […]


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Bangalore Literature Festival 2016: A Delicious December Treat!

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Spread the love           Well-known humourist-author, Rachna, gives us an insider’s view into the recently concluded two-day Bangalore Literary Festival (BLF) 2016. Her first session was a stand-up inspired by her new release, ‘Band, Bajaa, Boys!’ She had picked anecdotes from life in Allahabad and woven them into an interactive narrative. The audience was simply wonderful – the more they laughed, […]


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Allahabad Sanskiritik Parv: A Confluence of Literature, Culture, Music and History

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Spread the love           Sanchaari organised a three-day cultural extravaganza, in Allahabad, the second such meet in over a year. It was a congregation of the intellectuals, litterateurs, art, and music lovers, along with the city’s glitterati. Two stalwarts from the cine industry, Mahesh Bhatt and Muzaffar Ali, and prominent Hindi poet, Ashok Chakradhar, attended the three-day festivities. Here’s a report […]


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Whale in the Pond, an Upcoming Band Ready to Storm the Music Scene in Kolkata

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Spread the love            A new band, Whale in the Pond, performed at the musical launch of Wabi-Sabi, a lifestyle boutique and café, in the heart of the City of Joy, recently. The musical trio, Sourjyo, Shireen and Deep, was gracious in talking with Different Truths (DT) correspondent, Subhajit. He picked their brains on the kind of music that […]


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A Creative Writing Workshop in Bihar: Assumptions and their Happy Destruction

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Spread the love           Renowned author and poet, Abha, shares her experience of interacting with the students in the hinterland of India, in Kishanganj, Bihar. She attended the Seemanchal International Literary Festival (SILF), on Nov. 17-18, and participated in a couple of panel discussions to do with gender, literature and writing the short story. But what really excited her was that […]


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A December to Remember: Curtain Raiser of the Allahabad Sanskritik Parv 2016

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Spread the love           Allahabad Sanskritik Parv 2016, is being organised by Sanchari, between Dec 2 and 4, at North Central Zone Cultural Centre (NCZCC) this year.  This year the team of Sanchaari is all geared to give the city a blast from the past with a kaleidoscope projecting contemporary images of literature, cinema and culture that has revived the […]


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Youth Fest Avirbhav 2k16: In the Cradle of Ancient Civilisations

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Spread the love           The curtain raiser to the much awaited Youth Fest Avirbhav 2k16, a week-long extravaganza, opens the celebration and zeal of the forthcoming events. Participants from various colleges in the city have come together to let down their hair and express their creativity meaningfully. It’s hosted by the JK Institute, University of Allahabad (AU), annually. Here’s a report […]


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Restoring Allahabad’s Glory

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Spread the love           Sanchaari Allahabad, a social initiative, organised a three-day event, earlier this  month, between November 13 and 15. It brought together the literati and the glitterati, discussing literature, showcasing select writers and staging a play. This group aims at restoring the glory of Allahabad. Here’s a report. Sanchaari’s third event, Allahabad Sanskritik Parv 2015, showcased the various literary […]


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