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 →
This year the Kavi Sammelan was held at Nottingham Castle Art Gallery.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Today I attended Nottingham’s Women’s Centre to mark International Women’s Day. Kavya Rang members read poetry, and then we had a small story workshop, discussing three stories on the theme of females, taken from various eras and countries, but all… Continue Reading →
Offering Banarasi Paan to Susham Bedi With other delegates Reciting poetry. With other delegates A full house!