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Dastangoi: The Lost Art Form of Urdu Storytelling

The word Dastangoi refers to the art of storytelling, it is a compound of two Persian words Dastan and goi which means to tell a Dastan. Dastans were epics, often oral in nature, which were recited or read aloud and in essence were like medieval romances everywhere. Telling tales of adventure, magic and warfare, Dastans […]

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A blueprint to make Marathi global!

Appointment of special officers to ensure use of “correct” Marathi on TV channels, penal provisions for bureaucrats and institutions if they do not use Marathi in official work, Marathi menu cards in hotels and restaurants and 50 per cent reservation in MNC jobs for Marathi-speaking population are some of the recommendations that have found place in […]