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There is a Lahore residing in Delhi: Haroon Khalid

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha It has been a decade that anthropologist-travel writer-freelance journalist Haroon Khalid has been travelling extensively around Pakistan to document the country’s cultural and historical heritage. Author of three published books, A White Trail: A Journey into the Heart of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities, In Search of Shiva: A Study of Folk Religious Practices […]Read More

Triveni: A platform for creative artistic expression

Saurabh Tankha My first brush with Triveni (Kala Sangam) must have been in the late 70s or perhaps the early 80s — my maternal uncle had put up an exhibition of his batik works at Shridharani Gallery. A couple of visits happened thereafter during my college days with friends but only to grab a bite […]Read More

Art allows me to rediscover myself

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha For artist Neeti Aggarwal, painting, besides being a passion since childhood, is akin to meditation. The Hardwar-born artist, who recently did a show of her works in the Convention Foyer of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, says art allows her to rediscover herself “and creating art gives me immense personal gratification. I […]Read More

Do real men dance?

India is known for its rich tradition, culture and values. We are acknowledged all over the world for our great music and dance forms. In fact, our god of dance is Lord Nataraja and Lord Krishna is known for his raaslilas. Before we perform any form of Indian dance, we pray to the god of […]Read More