Ajit Pradhan set up the Patna Literature Festival. Dr. Pradhan is also a student of Hindustani classical vocal music and the sarod and founded the Navras School of Performing Arts, an NGO that promotes Hindustani classical music and other performing arts. He is the Chief Cardiac Surgeon & Managing Director of Bihar’s premier cardiac hospital, Jeevak Heart Hospital.
Festival Directors’ Roundtable
25th January, Friday 11:15 AM - 1:40 PM Rajkamal JBM Haveli (JBM Pavilion)
Ahdaf Soueif, Ajit Baral, Ajit Pradhan, Anant Vijay, Anvita Pradhan, Cherilyn Parsons, David McWilliams, Emmanuel Delloye, Geoffrey Taylor, Isabelle Delloye, Jane McCredie, Janhavi Prasada, Jayapriya Vasudevan, Juergen Boos, Marieke Hardy, Mary Therese Kurkalang, Meenakshi Alimchandani, Mita Kapur, Namita Devidayal, Namita Gokhale, Neelesh Misra, Nirupama Kotru, Oliver Møystad, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pariksith Singh, Paul McVeigh, Pravin Sharma, Preeti Gill, Rima Hooja, Sabin Iqbal, Sian Smyth, Smita Parikh, Vikas Singh, Vincent Montagne and Will Dawson, hosted by Sanjoy K. Roy