The beautiful historic city of Delhi, with a varied literary and cultural heritage, has it’s own three days Delhi Literature Festival (DLF) organised and celebrated in the winters of every year, around February.
The DLF began in 2013, with planned literary events including panel discussions, book readings, book launches, workshops, live performances, speaker events, poetry, music, theatre and cinema etc.
Highlights of DLF
Ajai Shukla is an Indian journalist and a retired Colonel of Indian Army. He writes articles on defense policy, production and acquisition and currently works as consulting editor with Business Standard. He earlier worked with DD News and NDTV.
A.S. Dulat (Amarjit Singh Dulat) is a former special director of the Intelligence Bureau and former chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) . He served as the Head of Research and Analysis Wing from 1999 to 2000. After retirement he was appointed as advisor on Kashmir in the Prime Ministers Office and served there from January 2001 to May 2004. He joined the Indian Police Service from Rajasthan Cadre in 1965.
Chinmayi Arun is the Research Director of the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi. She is also an Assistant Professor of law at the university and teaches specialised courses on Internet Governance, privacy and media policy. She is the research coordinator of the Oxford India Media Law Research Project, a member of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group formed by the Government of India for the India Internet Governance Forum, and one of the academic experts for the Internet and Jurisdiction Project’s Observatory. She works with media regulation and internet governance, particularly in the context of the rights to free speech and privacy. Chinmayi has studied at the NALSAR University of Law, and London School of Economics and Political Science. At the LSE, she read regulatory theory and new media regulation, and was awarded the Bernard Levin Award for Student Journalism. She has worked with Ernst and Young and AZB and Partners, Mumbai in the past, and has taught at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences where she introduced courses on regulatory theory and communication regulation.