Celebrating the art of “Mirza Ghalib”
Majha House presents
Celebrating the art of *Mirza Ghalib*
*Ghalib Kaun Hai…*
Relive Ghalib’s life and times with Dr. Gurupdesh Singh and Dr. Sarbjot Behl who will be in conversation with Dr. Gurpratap Khairah.
*Kuchh Toh Padhiye…*
Attending members to recite their favorite poems by Ghalib.
*Shireen Hain Tere Lab…*
Mrs. Jasmeet Nayyar, Saloni Arora, and Gaurav to sing their favorite ghazals by Ghalib.
BOOK LAUNCH “Panjab: Journeys Through Fault Lines”
Amandeep Sandhu’s fantastic new book
Panjab: Journeys Through Fault Lines
Launched at Majha House, Amritsar
The author talked about the book and his journeys in Punjab.
On the panel: S. Chiranjeev Singh, Bibi Kiranjot Kaur, Amandeep Sandhu, Dr. Amandeep Caur
INQUILAB : Bhagat Singh on Religion and Revolution
Conversation with *Prof S Irfan Habib*, eminent historian and author of “INQUILAB: Bhagat Singh on Religion and Revolution”.
Dr. Amandeep Caur, dept of English GNDU will engage Prof Habib in conversation.
Pick up a copy of Inquilab and get it signed!
BOOK LAUNCH: The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia
The Author, Sarbpreet Singh, in conversation with Amanpreet Gill and Nirupama Dutt.
Fiddler’s Waves Summer Concert 2019
Fiddler’s Waves Summer Concert 2019 in collaboration with Majha house organized by Tannya Khanna.
Tannya Khanna co-ordinated the event and also told a story to the children in the form of song. Children performed in front of their parents/grandparents. Keep the music going as that’s the only one chord which keeps the world connected!
Conversation With Dr. Anirudh Kala
Dr Anirudh Kala in conversation with Nirupama Dutt about his new novel The Unsafe Asylum -Stories of partition and madness.
Dr Anirudh talked about the impact of partition on the mental health of the people and trauma of a lifetime that they suffered. He also narrated the stories of a few mental patients and how they coped up with partition.
Vikram Kapur in conversation with Kirandeep Kaur about his new novel
VIKRAM KAPUR , author of ‘THE ASSASSINATIONS‘ A NOVEL OF 1984 in conversation with KIRANDEEP KAUR On 4TH AUGUST, 2018. Vikram Kapur talked about his book on 1984 riots, which rocked the nation. It turned into an interactive session with the audience sharing their painful memories.
Screening of LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL, an Oscar winning movie that deals with the darkest chapter of the history, The Holocaust, in a lighter view, curated by Dr Venus Singh.
Dramatized Reading at Cafe Kikli!
Jharri of 5 new crisp Punjabi books by masters from India, Pakistan, and USA and be a part of beginning of a new trend for our mother tongue.
Short dramatized readings by Poonam Singh and Amritsar’s established artist Jagdish Sachdeva, Vijay Sharma and Sudesh Winkle. Followed by singing of new bolis with Sufu Authority Dr Iqbal Kaur anad Gidda with some spirited ladies of Amritsar with dholak and algoza.
Story telling for Children, Library and Book Cafe 21 July, 2018
Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond – Dramatized Reading
A story telling session by Nazi Puri with more than 25 children in attendance. A drawing session which engages the children with the story—The Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond was also organised.
Café Kikli – Opening a Pop-UP book cafe, 14 July, 2018
Majha House has opened a new and exciting library cum book café. This is something that Amritsar does not have—a community space that allows for the building of a vibrant book reading culture.
There was a discussion around a book with the author and two discussants. There was a music performance organized as well with local talent. More than
70 people came to attend the session. This again shows the need for such platforms and spaces in the city.
Children’s Violin Recital, June, 2018
Four young children and their Violin Teacher Mr Misra performed at the Annex at Majha House to a small, engaged audience. The idea was to showcase young talent and also to provide a platform for such activities in the community.