Mahindra Sanatkada Festival Year 2014

In 2014, the Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival paid tribute to the Feminists of Awadh, to mark birth centenaries of Begum Akhtar, Capt. Lakshmi Sehgal and Attia Hosain. A book titled 'Feminists of Awadh Par Salaam' was released to highlight the contribution of ordinary women who made a difference in both private and public spaces. A tribute tilted 'Akhtari' was paid to Begum Akhtar by Danish and Vidhya Shah and Ismat Chughtai's stories were adapted into a play titled 'Khambakht Bilkul Aurat' by the Motley Theatre Group. The Crafts and Weaves Bazaar bustled with buyers for Stri Shakti's home furnishing and baby products, Ochre's ceramic toys and jewellery and Malkha's organic cotton with natural dyes.

Supported by:

Sadhbhavna Trust

Picture Gallery 2014

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