Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry on the beauty of nature and its close association with mankind: “Tribal literature is as rich as any other literature in the world”

Treasure trove of golden words- three-day conference comes to an endOUR CORRESPONDENTRanchi, April 28: Mizo writer Darchhawna, who was awarded the Padmashree recently, praised tribal literature at a conference here today. He spoke on the concluding day of the Tribal … Continue reading

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Rabindranath Tagore – pioneer in rural education

A most important truth, which we are apt to forget, is that a teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. – Rabindranath … Continue reading

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Video | Poetry reading by “Marshal” Parimal Hembram – West Bengal

Parimal Hembram reads “Ak’ sar sap tege huyuk’ tena” Translation into English by Antara Dev Sen, published in The Little Magazine, Vol. VII, Issue 3 & 4.: THEN I MUST PICK UP THE BOW You tell me, screaming,That this nurtured … Continue reading

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Poet Kamal Kumar Tanti on his search for identity: “Is there any community in this world named after a commodity?” – Assam

In sync with subaltern traditions | Read the full report in The Hindu here >> Kamal Kumar Tanti is a promising young voice in contemporary Assamese poetry. He belongs to the Adivasi Tea-Garden Labourer community in Assam. His first collection Marangburu Amar … Continue reading

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Slideshow | Santali Literary Meet: “Santal Onolia Helmel” (Dumka, 20-21 October 2017) – Jharkhand

JAGWAR-IIISANTAL LITERARY MEET: SANTAL ONOLIA HELMEL 2017“Santali Literature & Society in the Changing World”Johar HRD Centre, Dumka, Jharkhand, India20 – 21 October, 2017   Source: Courtesy text and photos: Dr. Ivy Hansdak, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia … Continue reading

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