Nagpur’s poetry community – Dark Room Poets – celebrated its 1st anniversary with music and poetry at ?Best of DRP? in Nagpur. The idea behind this event was to feature the best musicians and poets, who have performed with Dark Room Poets throughout the year.
Those present during the event included: Kuldeep Shiwankar, Rushabh Jain, Shreya Jain, Husain Rasheed, Humaira Ali, a newly formed group of rappers called NARC among others. And it was not just Nagpurians who were present during the event, Rakesh Tiwari flew all the way from Mumbai to be at the event.
During the event, Rasheed along with Varun Dhabe and Ram Wankar left people in tears with their performance of Sonetry (Songs Poetry). The Best of DRP was a complete blend of music, poetry, storytelling and rapping.
Dark Room Poets is a literature based start-up aiming towards building first academic poetry school in India. The team of DRP is now trying to build a community in the city. They have conducted nearly 17 events throughout the year. Husain Rasheed, founder of DRP, also performs an art form called Dastangoi (Urdu Storytelling).
DRP wishes to celebrate the unheard and overshadowed poets emphasising on unrecognised pieces of excellence. This first literature based start-up in Nagpur also has a YouTube channel by the name Dark Room Poets, wherein they feature poems of the poets, who didn’t get the deserved recognition. Along with it, they also provide a platform for the budding poets to showcase their talent.
The Best of DRP witnessed a lot to colours and flavours of literature. Beautiful bookmarks we’re given to each attendee in the end as a souvenir.
September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next
Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh
Former MLA and Member of Parliamentary Board, MPCC Dr Ashish Deshmukh speaking about the nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President on Friday, said, “Dr Shashi Tharoor is a popular Congress MP who has done remarkable work for the nation at the international level. It’s very welcoming thing that the election of Congress President is being done in a democratic manner. This is an important step for decentralisation in the party and the future of Congress is bright. Soniaji and Rahulji Gandhi contributed a lot to strengthen the party.”
Congress leader Deshmukh added, “This is an important step taken by the Congress elites for the elections in a democratic manner so that the party can take a higher flight. Dr Shashi Tharoor has cordial relations with everyone in the party; he has the ability to give a new direction to the party. I believe that he will be able to handle the responsibility of bringing the Congress to power in the country by taking the party forward with new strength. If he seriously deals with issues like unemployment, industry, agriculture, inflation then Congress will have fruitful days. By doing transparent politics, he will definitely convey the thought of Congress to the people at the grassroots level. If you want a rejuvenated, bigger and dynamic Congress party, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the right candidate. He has the open support of Congress delegates in 12 states and is getting the support of Congress leaders and activists from all over India. He will be elected for sure.”
Deshmukh informed that Tharoor would be visiting Nagpur on October 1 and 2 to hear out all thoughts of Congress delegates.
Nagpur citizens to revel The Raaas Garba next year!
Since The Raaas enchanted and enthralled Nagpur with its quality garba in its first year in 2018, the demand for encore has been reverberating the city. To cater to the huge public demand, the organisers of the king of garbas have decided to continue The Raaas next year on. Like its first year, The Raaas Garba will be presented to Nagpur in association with Nation Next in 2023. Mahesh Kukreja, the key organiser said, “Because of some reasons, we, earlier, thought of giving the event a break.”
He added, “Then COVID-19 struck the world. Now we plan to continue it from next year onwards. While I express my gratitude to Nagpurians to make the event a huge hit, I request the city’s garba revellers to not get fooled as a few garbas are falsely claiming to be The Raaas. We’ll be back next year for sure!”