Jai Verma



My Publications / Books About Me

These are my books to date, published both in India and the UK; and books written about me Sahyatri Hain Ham (2009, republished 2013) The first collection of my Hindi poetry. Saat Kadam 2017 (second edition 2019) Seven Steps (English… Continue Reading →

Meeting Mauritius Minsiter

With Mr Chunni Lal -Mauritius Foreign Minister

IPL Kolkata

50+ Poetry at Indian Community Centre (ICCA)

10 September, 50+ Poetry Programme at Indian Community Centre, Nottingham.

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 →

Jai Verma on MATV Sathi Ke Sang Sang.

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

Varanasi Visit: trip to the River Ganges, 12th February 2016

A busy day: early morning Aarti at the River Ganges. Then lecturing at the conference, followed by in the narrow streets of Banaras, to find the famous saris that the city is famed for. Then an evening boat trip on the… Continue Reading →

Reception at the High Commission of India, 12 February 2016

The High Commissioner of India H.E Navtej Singh Sarna invited and welcomed the Community members in a Reception at HCI London on 12th February 2016. The new Purvai Hindi Magazine was presented to High Commissioner of India.

Ghazal Poetry/ Indian classical music event Djanogly Academy, Sherwood Rise. 2014, 29th March

NAAC  event. The singer, Harkirat Kaur, set one of my poems to music and played it for the representative of the Indian High Commission: First secretary to minister of coordination, Mr Pritam Lal. It was the first time I’ve heard… Continue Reading →

Nottingham City of Literature Bid Launch Reception; November 2014

The official bid to make Nottingham a UNESCO City of Literature was launched with a reception hosted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Jackie Morris. In attendance were many noted literary figures: the crowd picture shows David Sillitoe (son of Alan,… Continue Reading →

Meeting India’s Foreign Secretary, Mrs Preneet Kaur September 2012

Launch of first book

Launch of Jai’s first book, from Birmingham Hindi Newspaper, Jagatwani, March 2009. Chief guest was Mr Ibrahim, Minister of Co-ordination, Indian High Commission.

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