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28 January 2021, Thursday | 7PM IST

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Anita Agnihotri

Anita Agnihotri

Session

THE AWAKENING: JOURNEYS THROUGH WORDS

Anita Agnihotri in conversation with Arunava Sinha
Writer and poet Anita Agnihotri, who retired as Secretary, Social Justice Department, Government of India, has written over 35 books and has been translated into major Indian and international languages. Her books have woven themes of the struggles, exploitation and deprivation of the marginalised with a range of human emotions. Her recent books include the novels Mahanadi and Kaste and translated short stories - A Day in the Life of Mangal Taram. In conversation with celebrated translator Arunava Sinha, she speaks of her journey through the literary world.