18th September 2015 – Illustrated reading Lucknow in letters : endeavours, achievements and tragedies.

Date: 18/09/2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Venue: IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, New Delhi

This is a multilingual (English/Urdu/Hindi) reading of personal letters written to/from Lucknow that provides glimpses of the living experience of the city since the `ghadar’ of 1857 to present times. The major themes in the reading include the national movement, inter-community marriage, partition, progressive writers, social change and aspirational Lucknow of recent times. Text selection, script and reading by :
Saman Habib and Sanjay Muttoo Music by : Amit Misra. Duration : 1 hour, 15 min