Posts Tagged ‘Patiala’


Comment on what the AAP Win means in Punjab

   Posted by: aman    in Punjab

My recent piece in Tehelka on the four seats that AAP won from Punjab in the General Election 2014.

‘For a party that was contesting the Lok Sabha polls for the first time, Aam Aadmi Party has done quite well. The only regret is that it set its own target so high that it fell massively. In Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party’s tally is equal to that of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and one better than the Congress’. Yet, before we congratulate Aam Aadmi Party, we need to look at the context of this victory.’

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Keynote Address at Punjabi University Patiala

   Posted by: aman    in Other

Prof. Rajesh Sharma invited me to give the keynote address at the Department of English Seminar at the Punjabi University Patiala. I was nervous. I knew what I wanted to say but I did not know how the talk would be received. To my delight and surprise Punjab welcomed me with open arms.

I emphasized on the need for Punjab – all Punjabis beyond lines of religious, caste and gender divisions – to engage with the decade of 1980s and recount what has happened to us.

Please read the Punjabi coverage in the Tribune here.

Please read the English coverage in the Tribune by scrolling down this page.

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