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As part of our ongoing work with the Ramayana and our celebration of its diversity, we at Kiski Kahani are hosting Sunte Ho! a journey through the epic with story tellers Vayu Naidu and Ruby Sahota, and with music by Ansuman Biswas.
Anek Ramayan (Shikha Sen, 70 mins, English/Hindi) : Join us for a screening and a discussion with the director.
Browsing through back issues of Infochange Agenda, Rajashree Gandhi finds that "Space means a thousand different things, to a thousand different people, through a thousand different viewpoints..."
The QFest 2011, with the theme Being Seen, Being Heard was a huge success with over 200 people for the screenings and 250 people for the cultural evening (most of whom were young college students). Particularly heartening were the parents, family and friends who turned up to support the LGBT community.
The anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition is yet another occasion to reflect on building an inclusive society. We reprint an article by Sohail Hashmi.
Travel to the heart of Punjab. Enter a world of Sufi shrines worshipped and looked after by Dalits. Listen to B.S. Balli Qawwal Paslewale, the first generation Dalit Qawwals born out of this tradition...
"...An epic (is) a kind of ... rolling stone, gathering and dropping as it goes along..." says historian Romila Thapar, about the Ramayana.