Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival 2018

The festival is free for all. However, entry in the festival is by registration only. Join us for the festivities!

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E-mail: mahindrasanatkadalucknowfest@gmail.com

Event: Amritlal Nagar Qissa Goi Takht - Main Chabutra, Baradari

Come listen to personal stories that will enwrap you with memories of the lifestyle of Lucknow that make this city what it is.


Day 2, Saturday 3rd February 2018

Schedule - event for the day
5:00 PM - Main Chabutra, Baradari Qissagoi

# Bait Baazi

♦  Bait Baazi is a verbal game and a genre of Urdu poetry played by composing verses of Urdu poems. Much like Antakshari, Bait Baazi is a recitation of shers in response to couplets recited by the opposite team.


Day 3, Sunday 4th February 2018

Schedule - event for the day
5:00 PM - Main Chabutra, Baradari Qissagoi

# Saif Mehmood se Mulaqat: Chand Ashaar aur Kuchh Qisse

♦  Saif Mahmood is a New Delhi based literary personality, Urdu poetry and literature expert, culturist, commentator, critic, translator and rights activist. An Advocate of the Supreme Court of India, holding a doctorate in Comparative Constitutional Law in South Asia.


Day 4, Monday 5th February 2018

Schedule - event for the day
5:00 PM - Main Chabutra, Baradari Qissagoi

# Haqiqat aur Khwaab - Presented by Raschakra - Based on the writings of Ruqaiya Sakhavat Hussain

♦  The text of Haqiqat aur Khwaab is the voice of the Muslim woman. This includes the articles written in Rukaiya's original Bengali 'Streejaatir Abanati' and the science-fiction 'Sultanaz's Dream' written in the original English. In the first part of the presentation, Ruqaiya makes a statement, in which there is a comment on the condition of women falling. The second part comprises her dream which is probably the desire of every woman today


Day 5, Tuesday 6th February 2018

Schedule - event for the day
5:00 PM - Main Chabutra, Baradari Qissagoi

# Qissa Goi by Naseem Iqtidar Ali and Sabiha Anwar

♦  Naseem Iqtidar Ali was a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. She is also a writer, translator and social activist.

♦  Sabiha Anwar is a writer and retired as Principal of Karamat Hussain Muslim Girl's Post Graduate College.