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HLF 2019

Decoding Demonetisation

Demonetisation was a decision that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on December 16, 2016, shook the entire nation to its very core and since very few people have been able to make heads or tails of that decision. To help decipher the decision, Mr. Rammanohar Reddy, editor at The India Forum, a senior journalist, an economist and the author...
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A foray into Lippan Art

A workshop on Lippan Art was conducted by JXtapose on the first day of the Hyderabad Literary Festival, January 25, 2019. The participants of this workshop were mainly children between the ages of nine to 15, and some young adults were present there as well. Lippan is an old art form traditionally practised by Kutchi (a segment of Gujarat) Women,...
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HLF 2018

HLF 2017

Press Conference

Hyderabad Literary Fest Date: 10.01.17 Time: 4:40PM Media Banners: Eenadu, Times of India, Indian Express, Namaste Telengana, Deccan Chronicle, Sakshi, Hindi Milap, Telengana Today etc. ‘Horizons expanded for the celebration of...
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‘Music is the only form of art which leaves its effect forever.’ No journey is memorable without challenges on the path. That’s where we learn to be together at the...
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The dance team of The Nation’s Rock Beat – Nritya will be bringing the element of surprise in The Hyderabad Literary Fest. The dance team shares their experience about the...
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HLF 2016

Gender and Pride

‘Walking the Walk’ by Moses Tulasi documents the journey of the participants of Hyderabad’s Swabhimana [self-respect] Queer Pride March that was held in February 2015. Set in the backdrop of...
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On the third day of the Hyderabad Literary Festival, Marion Molteno and Zafar Anjum enlightened the audience on translation of Ghalib and Iqbal’s poetry. Translations are the talk of the...
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Translation is an existential question for Jayita Sengupta, Kazim Ali and Zoran Anchevski, who spoke about the difficulties and pleasures of translation at the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2016. Jayita Sengupta...
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Food Thoughts

  From being a media professional to a business entrepreneur and then becoming an author, Swati Khanna Gulati has come a long way. Speaking about her first book ‘Punjabi Thali’...
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