India Habitat Centre, in partnership with Delhi Press and Pratilipi, is hosting its first Indian Languages Festival, Samanvay, from December 16-18, 2011.
The Centre has, over its eleven years, endeavored to create platforms for public discourse across different genres of the pursuit of excellence by Indian minds. ‘Samanvay’ is a platform for bringing together expressions of human thought in the varied and diverse cultural contexts that have been nurtured and have flourished in many languages that are spoken in our cultural milieu. These conversations amongst brilliant and well-known writers will seek to bring to our audiences the sparkle of multilingual expressions and their inspirations.
14 Languages, 63 Writers
Kunwar Narain, Sitakant Mahapatra, K. Satchidanandan, Ashok Vajpeyi, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, Dalip Kaur Tiwana, Rajendra Yadav, Nida Fazli, Javed Akhtar, David Davidar, Sheen Kaaf Nizam, Lakshman Gaikwad, Nabarun Bhattacharya, Mangalesh Dabral, Namita Gokhale, C.P. Deval, Alok Rai, Radha Vallabh Tripathi, P. Sivakami, Gangesh Gunjan, Raj Liberhan, Paresh Nath, Dr. Gurbachan, Prof. Sadique, Swarajbir, Malkhan Singh, Subodh Sarkar, Balbir Madhopuri, Arshia Sattar, Basharat Peer, Hasan Kamal, Arundhati Subramaniam, Pokkudan, Paromita Chakravarti, Ujjal Singha, Arupa Patangia Kalita, Arun Maheshwari, Neeta Gupta, Rahul Pandita, Nirupama Dutt, Anant Nath, Chandrahas Choudhury, Prabhat Ranjan, Ravish Kumar, Sister Jesme, Nalini Jameela, Kutti Revathi, C.K. Janu, Annie Zaidi, Srijato, Nitoo Das, Desraj Kali, Manika Devee, Bonti Senchowa, Moushumi Kandali, Madan Veera, Salma, Malathi Maithri, Sukirtharani, Aman Sethi, Mahesh Verma, Giriraj Kiradoo, Satyanand Nirupam.