Jaipur Literature Festival 2018

All India Radio brings the Radio Report of the eleventh edition of Jaipur Literature Festival which was organized from 25th to 29th January 2018 at Jaipur’s historic Diggi Palace Hotel. Described as “the greatest literary show on Earth”, Jaipur Literature festival is an annual gathering of the greatest minds and ideas from around the world at one single, democratic platform, free and fairly accessible to all. The past decade has seen it transform into a global literary phenomenon having hosted nearly 2000 speakers and welcoming over a million booklovers from across India and the globe. This year the festival hosted over 350 writers, thinkers, politicians, journalists and popular cultural icons of over 35 nationalities representing over 15 Indian and 20 international languages. The Festival brings together a diverse mix of the world’s greatest writers, thinkers, humanitarians, politicians, business leaders, sports people and entertainers on one stage to champion the freedom to express and engage in thoughtful debate and dialogue.

OB by: Mahima Kohli and Kumar Gaurav
Narrator: Shamayita Das
Produced by: Kumar Gaurav