The Viceroy’s House was shown at the Broadway cinema Nottingham Yesterday. The director Gurinder Chadha came to introduce the film and for a Question /Answer session after the film preview. I had an opportunity to meet Gurinder Chadha and asked… Continue Reading →
A poetic seminar was held on 22 January 2017 by poetry in Nottingham, a city known as City of Literature and Kalachar. This occasion was in honor of the departure of Birmingham Councilor General Mr. J.K. Sharma. Chief guest Mr…. Continue Reading →
The reception to celebrate Vibrant Gujrat and MAKE in INDIA was hosted by Honrable Consul General Mr Jitendra Kumar Sharma from Birmingham. The guests were Mr N Puri, Prof Hardev Singh, Mr Tony Deep of East End Foods, Mr Santokh Dhaliwal, Mr… Continue Reading →
Pravasi Sansaar celebrated 10 years of the Magazine. Katha U.K.and Pravasi Sansaar presented Hindi Sammans to the Writers, Journalists, Hindi Organizers, Hindi Teachers and Media people at the House of Commons London on 17th November 2016. Her Excellency Mrs Mradula… Continue Reading →
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.
The Goose fair was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham Councillor Mohammed Saghir, accompanied by the Sheriff of Nottingham Councillor Jackie Morris and Robin hood.
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 →
Dr Kunwar Bechain is one of India’s best known and well-loved Geet Kar and Ghazal Kar. His contribution to Indian culture is invaluable; his poetry spanning genres and form. Perhaps best known for his mastery of ghazal, haiku and dohe,… Continue Reading →