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All Night Tsunami Tribute

Every year we at Prakriti Foundation like to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives when the Tsunami hit our state in 2006. On the 25th December we like to host an all night Tribute at Spaces, Besant

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Mr. Ashwini Ailawadi

Mr. Ashwini Ailawadi is a poet and lyric writer and has been writing since the age of 11.  At different stages of his life he has been an addiction counsellor, corporate vision and leadership trainer, street bum, AIDS activist, tourist

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The Hindu: Words from the heart

Even as litterateurs and publishers deliberate on the future of poetry and what direction it must take, yet another edition of Poetry with Prakriti that has carved a new space for poets and poetry, began in the city with readings

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Forbes India: Prakriti Foundation’s Cultural Route to Charity

Image: Getty Images Ranvir Shah of Prakriti Foundation shies away from being called a philanthropist. He prefers to think of himself as a catalyst When he was a boy in what was then Bombay, Ranvir Shah wanted to be a

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Poetry Contest

Every year we give all of our friends of the Prakriti Foundation a chance to participate and share their skills of poetry and win some prizes too. The contest has begun and the last date for submission is the 15th

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Gopika Jadeja

Gopika Jadeja currently teaches as the same school she is alumna of. She has studied at St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad and SOAS, London. Gopika also publishes an independent journal called ‘Five Issues’. She has previously guest edited a journal and has

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Parnab Mukherjee

Mr. Parnab Mukherjee   is one of the leading alternative theatre directors of the country. An independent media analyst by profession, amongst his five published works there are two volumes of poetry-as-a-theatre performance namely Confessions of Ruttie Jinnah and other works

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Sudeep Sen

Sen studied at St Columba’s School and read literature at Hindu College Delhi University. As an Inlaks Scholar, he received a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York. Sen was an international poet-in-residence at the Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh, and

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Randhir Khare

Randhir Khare is an award winning poet, writer, artist and teacher who has written more than twenty volumes of poetry, fiction, translations from tribal dialects  and cultural documentation.  His work has inspired national and international puppet theatre productions, been performed

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Rahul Soni

Writer, editor and translator. Occasional photographer. Founder-Editor of Pratilipi  and Pratilipi Books . Chief Editor with Writer’s Side . Work has appeared or is forthcoming in Almost Island, Asymptote Journal, Biblio, Dhauli Review, Hindi, Indian Literature, Tehelka, etc. Edited the

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