Sanjoy Roy introduced the debate “democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the rest” by recalling a puzzling statement recently overheard “The only person who can insure we can have democracy is the army”.


As the closing debate of the ZEE Jaipur Literature festival unfolded, Nathoo Solanki‘s infamous drumming was as usual very popular with the panelists. Kazi Anis Ahmed ironically started by saying “what pleasure it is to be reminded of that noise”, whereas Peter Godwin wanted to “avoid death by drumming”

Finding your Voice: Sonam Kalra

By Harman Preet Kaur

The last day of ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival may have experienced gentle showers throughout the day, but nonetheless, it made no difference to the number of people who kept pouring in to enjoy the free festival.…