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Noted Kannada poet N S Lakshminarayana Bhatta no more 

Bhatta has been household name through his bhavageetes (lyrical poems), and is known for his contribution of modern Kannada poetry, critical works and translations

Published on 6th March 2021
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Here's how this 25-year-old from B'luru is documenting his everyday experiences with #1000daysofpoetry

Writing poetry regularly means running out of ideas to write about. Angshuman tells us how he invokes inspiration to write every day

Published on 24th February 2021
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Here's why you should check out Prachi Batola's short film that made it to the I-View 2020 film fest 

Prachi, who completed her under graduation in Fashion Media Communication from the School of Contemporary Media, Pearl Academy Mumbai Campus in 2019, chose poetry to deliver her message

Published on 18th January 2021
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Hit by the pandemic, independent publication house producing Dalit-Bahujan literature is looking for seed funding  

In the last four years, Panther's Paw has brought out nine books - this includes translated works of Dalit writers, poetry, prose and essays

 

Published on 25th January 2021
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Why this Bengaluru poet feels there should be more platforms for poetry in regional languages

Poornima Laxmeshwar, a poet from Bengaluru speaks about getting her poems published in famous e-journals, literary websites and why regional poetry must be given the importance 

Published on 24th January 2021
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If Urdu poetry interests you, attend this Hyderabad group's events and you'll surely chant ‘Irshaad’

If you love Urdu poetry and want to learn it, Anjuman e Fannān's events are the place to be. Started by two youngsters based in Hyderabad, this group can also teach you how to write Urdu poetry

Published on 19th January 2021
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These four budding poets from the Bhubaneswar Poetry Club will win your heart with their verses

Bhubaneswar Poetry Club (BPC) is a treasure trove of poets who know their craft or are getting there. We speak to four budding poets from and learn how the group has helped them out when they need it 

Published on 12th January 2021
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This artist from Hyderabad left home at 18 to pursue her dreams of painting and writing

Inaya Fatima is a lot of things, she is a self-taught artist, writer, designer and recites poetry too. She is even an illustrator. You can check out her illustrations on IG page @longhair.shortgirlt

Published on 5th January 2021
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Hindi poetry flows straight from the heart of this 27-year-old Hyderabadi. This is how she charms with words

"I might not be able to change the world with what I write, but if people understand what I am trying to say, it's enough," says Srujana Satyavada. This is how she go around to writing Hindi poetry 

Published on 5th January 2021
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Want my book to reach to people who don't read poems: Arun Kumar on 'Mantram Beach' 

The book, published a decade later after his first book of poems "Plain Truths", explores observations of the unusual in the usual, he said

Published on 11th December 2020
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Urdu and then some: Poet Ankit Gupta's urge to help people and children is inspiring

Ankit Gupta's love for Urdu poetry is intense. Just as intense as his love for social service. He has providing smartphones to more than 75 kids in North India from the funds he has generate so far

Published on 6th September 2020
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Love poetry? Here's why you must check out The Quarantine Train's online poetry workshops

The Quarantine Train is a community of poets that's got online poetry workshops for enthusiasts. It was kickstarted during the initial days of the lockdown

Published on 19th July 2020
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SFI organises virtual contest series amid lockdown in Pondicherry University to keep students engaged

The series of contests started with a photography competition with the theme Framed in Quarantine. The photography contest was followed by a poetry fest where people had to compose a poem on Lockdown

Published on 25th April 2020
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Poetry Writing Month: The epicurean guide on how to channel your inner poet during the lockdown

We bring you some poetry gyan from some of India's most watched poets about how to keep your creativity alive during isolation and to find inspiration at the most unlikely of times

Published on 23rd April 2020
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WB govt organises grand poetry fest with 600 poets across seven venues in Kolkata

Seven renowned poets including Srijato Bandyopadhyay, Binayak Bandyopadhyay, Pranab Kumar Mukhopadhyay and Subhra Bose would be felicitated in the festival

Published on 4th March 2020

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