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 11:15AM - 1:40PM 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, Oliver Møystad, Omar Robert Hamilton, Pariksith Singh, Paul McVeigh, Pravin Sharma, Preeti Gill, Namita Devidayal, Namita Gokhale, Neelesh Misra, Nirupama Kotru, Sabin Iqbal, Sian Smyth, Smita Parikh, Vincent Montagne, Vikas Singh and Will Dawson, hosted by Sanjoy K. Roy