The South Asian Life & Times - SALT   
  April-June 2012           



  April - June 2012


Editor's Note


  Cover Story
  Painted Towns of

  Alsisar Mahal 

  Dr Narottam Puri on
  Indian Cricket

  Leander Paes

  Organic Farming in

  RIMC turns 90


  Tagore's Art

 South Asian Literary

 Festivals - Galle,
  Jaipur & Karachi

 Dr Karan Singh's
 Maiden Recital

  59th National Film
  Awards Announced

  'Rang' Colors of
  Sufism - released

   Mike Pandey wins
  Shantaram Award

  SaMaPa Music
  Festival 2012, J & K

  Sharmeen wins

  Veer Munshi's

  Book Picks
I'll Follow the Sun

  The Delhi
  Coronation Durbars





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South Asia’s Literary Festivals
Galle, Jaipur, Karachi

Literary festivals are swinging and going global - like Sushi. The choice of holding these festivals in exotic locations has brought in its wake a surge in book tourism. The annual migration of writers and readers to Galle (Sri Lanka), Jaipur (India), and more recently to Karachi (Pakistan) takes place in January/February each year – when weather is at its most inviting in these three historic cities of the Indian subcontinent.

This literary phenomenon actually began in Galle in 2007 and moved northwards to the desert city of Jaipur, and more recently to the coastal city of Karachi.

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