Venue Seminar Room, Center for Indian Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi CSTS (Centre for Study of Traditions and Systems) and Mapping Knowledge and Practices, JNU and Centre of Indian Languages, organized a literary meet on Lily Ray’s powerful body of work in Maithili to stimulate the intellectual horizons of the scholars gathered by discussing the powerful literature of the Maithili writer Lily Ray. This symposium was aimed at discussing the finest women’s writing in Maithili literature and to understand the voice of the marginalized. Many eminent professors, scholars and authors were in attendance. Speakers Prof Devender Chaubey (JNU), Ramanand Jha ‘Raman’, (Editor), Prof Dev Shankar Naveen, (JNU), Prof Maninder Nath Thakur (JNU), Prof Akhlaq Ahan (JNU), Prof Rajesh Jha (DU), Dr Dilip Semion (historian and author), Dr D Uma Devi (linguist, DU), Zubeen Ray (grandson of Lily Ray).
Seminar Room, Center for Indian Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi