As the largest FREE literary festival on earth, the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival brings together some of the greatest thinkers and writers from across South Asia and the world.

From Nobel laureates to local language writers, Man Booker prize winners to debut novelists, every January the most remarkable, witty, sensitive and brilliant collection of authors come together for five days of readings, debates and discussions at the beautiful Diggi Palace in the Rajasthani capital.

JLF, which began in 2006, is now regarded as a cultural catalyst within India and around the world, exposing audiences to a constant flow of ideas. Featuring live music sessions and interactive workshops, the Festival provides a space to dare, dream and imagine.

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  • “The Common Man”
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    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Tuesday paid its tributes to iconic cartoonist R.K. Laxman by posting online his cartoon “common man reaching Mars”, the last of his works. Courtesy: ISRO

    The Zee Jaipur Literature Festival shares in the nations grief at the passing on of the much loved custodian of our common humanity. To celebrate and pay tribute to the life, work and legacy of RK Laxman, the festival announces a special session titled “The Common Man” at the 2016 edition.”

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