Jai Verma

The Lord Mayor of Nottingham was honoured by Kavya Rang Members

The Kavya Rang’s Autumn meeting was a great success, in the presence of Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Cllr: Mohammed Saghir. We heard some lovely poetry in Hindi, Urdu, English and Punjabi, read by members and guests. We are proud that… Continue Reading →

National Poetry Day – “Notts Does Poems part 4” – Jai Verma – Chair and Co-founder of Kavya Rang, a multilingual poetry society – A Moment.

Annual International Hindi Kavi Sammelan in Nottingham

This year the Kavi Sammelan was held at Nottingham Castle Art Gallery.

Nottingham’s Indian Summer

Last weekend was a real treat for fans of South Asian culture, as the Mela took over the city and Kavya Rang Multilingual Poetry Group held their annual Kavi Sammelan (a traditional Indian poetry recital). On Saturday, a group of poets who’d… Continue Reading →

Kavya Rang: India Meets Nottingham

Taken from Nottingham City of Literature. Originally set up as ‘Gitanjali Trent’ in the early noughties, an East Midlands off-shoot of a project in the West Midlands, but eventually grew in popularity and became its own entity. Headed up by… Continue Reading →

Newspaper cutting, Meerut 2016

Kavi Sammelan 2016 at Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle “Portrait of Nottingham” Exhibition.

Jai was one of the subjects in this photographic exhibition held at Nottingham Castle. The photographer Jo Metson Scott included Jai as a study into Nottingham, a cross section of the city and its people, particularly those who have made… Continue Reading →

Aadharshila Paris Hindi Conference, June 2016.

June 2016, Paris: an invite to speak at a conference organised by Aadharshila Hindi Magazine. Jai chaired the conference, a great honour. Discussions were on the relevance of Hindi on a global scale. Jai received an award: the Mahadevi Verma… Continue Reading →

Meeting Prime Minister of India, Mr Modi.

On November 13th, 2015, Jai Verma travelled to Wembley Stadium in London as part of the “UK Welcomes Modi” event. This was an important occasion for Anglo-Indian relations, as the Prime Minister of India met the British Prime Minister David… Continue Reading →

Visit to Banaras Hindu University January 2016

In January 2016 Jai Verma was invited to Banaras Hindu University, to visit the  Banaras Hindu  University (BHU). The university was celebrating its Centenary, and as such were holding a series of events to mark this anniversary. Banaras is one… Continue Reading →

Jai Verma on MATV Sathi Ke Sang Sang.

Jai appeared on the live tv show Sathi Ke Sang Sang in May 2016.

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