बिलासपुर के हिदायत अली “कमलाकर”

जितने अच्छे कवि थे उतने ही अच्छे इंसान थे हिदायत अली ‘कमलाकर’ जी। वे हमारे शहर की गंगा-जमुनी संस्कृति की पहचान रहे हैं। उनकी कृति “किसना मोहे तारो” को लेकर उन्हें मैं बिलासपुर के रहीम खानखाना की उपाधि दूं तो कोई अतिशयोक्ति नहीं होगी। भारतेंदु साहित्य समिति में मेरी मुलाकात उनसे हुई।इसके बाद अनेक वर्षोंContinue reading “बिलासपुर के हिदायत अली “कमलाकर””

Does Rajeev Gandhi’s “The Ganga Action Plan 1986” Failed?

In India, rivers are the lifeline and the primary source of drinking, agricultural and industrial water. It flows through villages, towns, and cities and nourishes the land. Rivers also carry the dirt of towns and cities. Uneven urbanization, industrialization, and ignorance are contaminating our rivers. Thus the lifeline gets transformed into a deadline. A similarContinue reading “Does Rajeev Gandhi’s “The Ganga Action Plan 1986” Failed?”

Tom Alter on the “Feminist movement”

It seems Tom Alter whose 3rd death anniversary falls next week, had a lot to say about a diverse array of issues: “mental bankruptcy regarding cultural matters”, “politics of reservation”, “the feminist movement”. The other day Dr Ather Farouqui posted excerpts from his English translation of Mr Alter’s autobiography originally written in Urdu. Sadly, theContinue reading “Tom Alter on the “Feminist movement””


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Amir Hashmi is an Indian Film Producer, Director, Actor working exclusively with feature films, television commercials and documentaries. Awarded a National film excellence award by Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Govt. of India. Also know as philanthropist for Bolti Nadi – Save River Campaign launched by him. 

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