Delhi’s Bandaged Heart – Ekta Talwar, The Book Shop

Delhi’s Bandaged Heart – Ekta Talwar, The Book Shop

Poetry in the city. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The Delhi Walla arranged to meet poet Ekta Talwar at The Book Shop in Jorbagh Market. In her early 20s, Ms Talwar graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in…

City Series – Delhi’s Bandaged Heart, Around Town

City Series – Delhi’s Bandaged Heart, Around Town

Poetry in the city. [Text and photo by Mayank Austen Soofi] Are you a poet? Do you secretly compose poems? Yes? Can I meet you? The Delhi Walla is starting a series called ‘Delhi’s Bandaged Heart’. The purpose is to…

Delhi's Bandaged Heart – Pakistan's Poet Zehra Nigah, Mehrauli

Delhi’s Bandaged Heart – Pakistan’s Poet Zehra Nigah, Mehrauli

Visitor from Pakistan. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] One spring afternoon, The Delhi Walla accompanied Urdu poet Zehra Nigah, 75, to Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Ms Nigah, who lives in Karachi, Pakistan, was in Delhi to attend a mushaira,…