Meerut University, 2nd day of the conference. With Head of Hindi Department Prof Lohani, and the poet Laxmi Shankar Bajpei, and students.
Attending the Hindi Conference at Meerut University, March 2016. Giving a talk on the changes in Hindi throughout the world over the last few decades. How can Hindi compete in a digital world, and thrive as an international language? A… Continue Reading →
Offering Banarasi Paan to Susham Bedi With other delegates Reciting poetry. With other delegates A full house!
Coffee before speaking to HRD students. Anand Sharma speaking. The student audience. Meeting the students afterwards for individual Q+A.
Receiving Samman at the Inauguration Ceremony. With other delegates. Speaking on Pravasi literature. With Abishek and audience. Lunch break with Smeh Thakore (far right) and Mrs Satyaketu (middle, left).
Speaking on culture and the language in the UK Lots of media interest from the audience With the Governor and Abhishek, nephew.
Meeting students to talk about Colours of Poetry , where we talked about multilingualism.
Teachers welcoming members of Jai Verma’s family on a visit to the children’s school in Jiwana.
The opening of the library, the first time the school had had one. The children range in age from 3 to 16. Books were donated to get the library started. The whole village turned out to see the opening, and… Continue Reading →
Attending a conference with husband and wife writing team Ravinder Kalia and Mamta Kalia; along with Tejendra Sharma from London. The couple tutored a two-day workshop.