Brahmaputra Baits

Assam or Prajyotishapura... the land on the banks of Brahmaputra to me has been romantic space. When I want to think exotic I used to try to visualize Guwahati. The transit zone from the mainstream to the mystic mysterious east. Guwahati on the Brahmaputra takes its name from Guwa or areca nut and Haat or …

Mine Ban Treaty

April 4th is the UN’s international day for mine awareness and assistance in mine action. This day is about raising awareness about landmines and progress towards its eradication. Landmines are explosive mines laid either on the land or just below the surface.  This explodes by the presence, proximity or contact of a person causing incapacitation, …

World Theatre Day

Its world theatre day. I am looking back on my own journey through theatre. Having a mother whose unfulfilled dream was arangetram, she insisted that I learnt Bharatnatyam and did my vidwat. My only claim to independence is that I refused to the arangetram this remains a bone of contention between us. I remember crafting …