Ashwath Bhatt has dealt with his own share of conflict. He was a teenager in 1990 when his family fled Kashmir after threats of violence. He seldom visits Jammu, where his family sought shelter and were denied after escaping the valley.
The young cast powerfully plays out the changing dynamics between the individual and the society. Also a member of the cast and a character by itself is a printing press that becomes an ally in a woman’s quest to be heard.
Krishna was performing in Delhi on a platform provided by the Delhi government, three days after the Airports Authority of India scrapped an event featuring the Carnatic maestro, allegedly owing to a backlash from right-wing trolls.
The Chin Christian community alleging persecution, assault and discrimination by the state. With the Chin community seeking refuge in Delhi since 2002, their community event Chin Winter Sports action has since shifted to a field in Delhi’s Vikaspuri.