Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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Storytelling workshop
Sat Oct 20, 10:30 AM
Surya Swapna
Workshop for parents, grandparents, Storytellers, corporate professionals, educators
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Write Club Saturday General
Sat Oct 20, 3:00 PM
Write Club Hyderabad
Write Club Hyderabad helps you pen your thoughts, spill your mind and finally make an appointment with the writer in your head. We conduct free, weekly events that foster writing. Our Meetups aim at helping writers reach their goals in a supportive, collaborative, social setting. Writing doesn't have to be all by oneself. We welcome anyone who writes, regardless of genre, language or age. We have members writing novels, short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays, school reports and more. What we do, basically: One of the members of Write Club (anyone with a participation count over 2 consecutive meetups) hosts a session. They bring forth a theme and writing exercises. We all then write to the host’s prompts and guidelines for about an hour. Once we're done writing, we read out our write-ups (optional). We also exchange feedback and constructively critique each other's works. Entry is free, anyone with an interest in writing can walk in. Bring your writing devices and we’re all set! We promise to provide you with good coffee and a super-creative conversation. We have Write Club sessions every Saturday afternoon – 3 to 6 PM
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Lamakaan Organic Bazaar
Sun Oct 21, 10:30 AM
Lamakaan Organic Bazaar
On this Sunday morning through afternoon come and explore wide range of Organic Fruits, veggies & groceries Homemade Breads and other baked goods; Organic Lunch, Handicrafts and Handlooms, Handmade Jewelry, Terrace Gardening Corner, Creative Design Spaces. Every Sunday 10:30am - 1.30pm For details: 9642731329. Entry Free. All are Welcome.

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Handloom conference meeting.
Sun Oct 21, 3:00 PM
Lamakaan
Handloom conference meeting.
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Science Fun Shop: Electricity
Sun Oct 21, 3:30 PM
Swathi Pasumarti
Have you made a painting which could light up! Have you drawn your own circuits with paint, and connected them with a battery to light up! Does it sound exciting?

Here is another innovative session in the FunShop Series which teaches the basics of circuits and conduction with the help of art/drawing! The kids can carry away their LED lit paintings which are drawn entirely with ink/paints.

Note: pre-registration is mandatory. Cost of the session (including conducting painting making kits) is INR 500.
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Khatarnaak khala
Sun Oct 21, 7:30 PM
Darpan theatre
This play will revolve around the funny family members with Hyderabadi dialect and how they keep themselves busy with crazy and mad things. It will take you on the laughter ride through the funny Nok-Jhok between the Husband, wife and a servant. Beauty of the play will come out from the secret in last which will be revealed by the Servant.



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AgricultureCrisis &FarmersIssues
Tue Oct 23, 7:30 PM
Lamakaan
Lamakaan invites Nirmala, a social activist, currently working with farmers to give us an insight into policies that are less inclusive of small and marginal land holding farmers. On October 23, Lamakaan wants to throw light on the key issues plaguing agriculture, crippling the farmers and the shameful politics around it.

She says, ‘Each of us (the non-farming folks) have our plates full of food at the cost of farmers. It is time to raise our voice in solidarity, march in solidarity. Agricultural crisis is no longer the crisis of the farmer alone, it is a national crisis.’

Recently the central government declared the MSP for 22 mandated crops. Firstly, the declared MSP is not in line with recommendations of the Swaminathan committee of weighted average cost of production + 50%. Farmers had a short-lived smile on their face with the announcement. What is the point of declaring an MSP, when the government has expressed no intention of opening up procurement centres.

In August and September this year, farmers sold green gram (moong dal) anywhere from ₹3,900 to ₹5,300 per quintal in the open market. The MSP for moong was declared ₹6,975 per quintal, but no procurement centre was opened. Unable to hold on to their produce, many small and marginal farmers dumped moong in market yards bearing losses. Some medium and large farmers believed that the centres would open and held on to their produce. As more and more moong reached markets, the price stumbled further, procurement centres were not opened and farmers finally realized that it was not worth the wait.

Declaring MSP turned out to be an election stunt, with no results, or even genuine productive intentions behind it.

Even in cases where procurement centres were opened, like in the case of Karnataka, the government declared that it will only procure a small amount which meant that many farmers were left out and resorted to selling in open markets at low prices, paying exploitative commissions to traders, getting cheated in weighing etc.

To quote another instance, black gram which we buy at ₹80 to ₹90 per kilo in Hyderabad is sold by farmers at ₹25 per kilo in Narayanpet.

The event will discuss these issues in the context of the futility of only enhancing and increasing loan waivers. The aim of this discussion is to spread awareness of the angst of small and marginal land holding farmers, and the need to participate in the march for justice.

ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
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Cinematographer's Month IV
Wed Oct 24, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
The Man Who Wasn't There (Coen brothers, 2001) -

Cinematographer - Roger Deakins

FREE EVENT

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (uncredited)
Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Introduction - 10 mins
The movie starts at 7:10 PM
20 minutes post-screening discussion
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#Metoo Movement
Thu Oct 25, 7:30 PM
Lamakaan
In the past few weeks, we have seen an increasing conversation around sexual harassment, owing to the huge number of women who have come forward with their own stories of exploitation. The viral hash tag #metoo has thrust the issue of sexual violence onto a global stage and Indian women are also joining in. While survivors from all walks of lives are speaking about their experiences and demanding justice, organizations have responded by removing people, against whom these allegations have been made, from their positions, pending investigation. However, the movement has also faced criticism from a number of people for its back falls.
The movement has helped de-stigmatize the act of surviving sexual assault, primarily by bringing out the breadth and impact of it. It is still imperative to expand the conversation to speak to the needs of a broader spectrum of survivors. It is also essential to hold the perpetrators accountable and have a long term, sustainable strategy in place to disrupt the system that allows for sexual violence.


While the movement did make the issue of sexual violence an important topic, it is important to discuss the issues being brought out and the future of the movement itself. We invite the victims, allies and all those who care about the movement, to join a conversation on what the movement in India is doing and what is the possible future for it.
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YAAD-E-RAFTAGAAN
Fri Oct 26, 7:00 PM
Program Council Lamakaan
Anjuman-e-Qalamkaran-e-Deccan,Hyderabad Present...
"YAAD-E-RAFTAGAAN... ALLAMA HYRATH BUDAUNI"a memoir of Ustaad-ul-Asatiza Hazrath Allama Hyrath Budauni...
on 26th October Friday, 7pm at LAMAKAAN,cultural center,Rd.no 1, Banjara Hills,Hyderabad...after Adabi Ijlas Mushaira will follow in which 10 renowned poets will participate.....
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Storytelling Workshop For Kids
Sat Oct 27, 10:30 AM
Tale Tellers Troupe India
Beat Stage Fear. Create your own story and tell it like a boss!

WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THIS WORKSHOP:
1. How to create stories on the fly (make it up while you are narrating it)
2. How to deal with Stage Fear
3. Techniques to narrate the story you created effectively and in an engaging manner
4. How to effectively communicate in daily conversations

First Half - you will learn to create your own story
<15 Minute Break>
Second Half - you will learn to effectively narrate this story using various techniques.

TALE TELLERS TROUPE INDIA'S storytelling workshop provides students with an encouraging, constructive environment in which to practice storytelling techniques. Exercises in class focus on classic story structuring, building suspense, eliciting emotion, recreating drama, digging deeper into a story’s meaning, and using your voice and body to add levels to your listeners’ experience, so that your story stays with them.

The class size will be limited to allow maximum individual attention and storytelling practice time for each student in each class session

Expect to challenge yourself, participate actively and have a lot of fun and laughs along the way.

This is the first step towards being a POWERFUL ORATOR and a LEADER in life!

Entry Fee: Rs.500
Register on the spot or PAYTM/TEZ to mobile number 7680993179
(Please message your full name to the same number once you are done with the payment)
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Write Club Saturday General
Sat Oct 27, 3:00 PM
Write Club Hyderabad
Write Club Hyderabad helps you pen your thoughts, spill your mind and finally make an appointment with the writer in your head. We conduct free, weekly events that foster writing. Our Meetups aim at helping writers reach their goals in a supportive, collaborative, social setting. Writing doesn't have to be all by oneself. We welcome anyone who writes, regardless of genre, language or age. We have members writing novels, short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays, school reports and more. What we do, basically: One of the members of Write Club (anyone with a participation count over 2 consecutive meetups) hosts a session. They bring forth a theme and writing exercises. We all then write to the host’s prompts and guidelines for about an hour. Once we're done writing, we read out our write-ups (optional). We also exchange feedback and constructively critique each other's works. Entry is free, anyone with an interest in writing can walk in. Bring your writing devices and we’re all set! We promise to provide you with good coffee and a super-creative conversation. We have Write Club sessions every Saturday afternoon – 3 to 6 PM
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Alternative Futures.
Sat Oct 27, 7:00 PM
Programme Council Lamakaan

Book Release-cum-Discussion

‘Alternative Futures: India Unshackled’
Editors - Ashish Kothari and K. J. Joy
Publisher – AuthorsUpFront

A remarkable, first-ever collection of 35 essays on India’s future, by a diverse set of authors – activists, researchers, media practitioners, those who have influenced policies and those working at the grassroots. This book brings together scenarios of an India that is politically and socially egalitarian, radically democratic, economically sustainable and equitable, and socio-culturally diverse and harmonious.

Alternative Futures: India Unshackled covers a wide range of issues, organized under four sections. It explores ecological futures including environmental governance, biodiversity conservation, water and energy. Next, it envisions political futures including those of democracy and power, law, ideology, and India’s role in the globe. A number of essays then look at economic futures, including agriculture, pastoralism, industry, crafts, villages and cities, localization, markets, transportation and technology. Finally, it explores socio-cultural futures, encompassing languages, learning and education, knowledge, health, sexuality and gender, and marginalized sections like dalits, adivasis, and religious minorities.

Introductory and concluding essays tie these diverse visions together. Most essays include both futuristic scenarios and present initiatives that demonstrate the possibility of such futures. t a time when India faces increasing polarization along parochial, physical and mental boundaries, these essays provide a breath of fresh air and hope in the grounded possibilities for an alternative, decentralized, eco-culturally centred future. The essays range from the dreamy-eyed to the hard-headed, from the provocative to the gently persuasive.

EDITORS:
ASHISH KOTHARI coordinates the Alternatives programme of Kalpavriksh, has taught at Indian Institute of Public Administration, and chairs the Board of Greenpeace India.

K. J. JOY is Senior Fellow with Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM), Pune and has been an activist-researcher for more than 30 years.

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Movie - The Day I Became a Woman
Sun Oct 28, 4:00 PM
Hyderabad Cinephiles
An Irani film by Marzieh Meshkini which uses surrealism to portray the stories of three different women from different ages in pursuit of their identities in a society marred by patriarchy.
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JAAG
Sun Oct 28, 7:30 PM
Rangadhara The Theatre Streams
Jaag is a portrayal of woman who is mother ,wife, and worker in a garment factory. In this globalised world we say we have free economy. yes men and women work together but is it sufficient to call it equality ?Does she gets the freedom in real sense?No ,even today she is loaded with work in her house and in the factory where she works. She looks after her house , her baby ,her husband and goes to work and her husband is least bothered he enjoys watching TV ,long sleeps ,he is not even aware of it. All these every day hectic activities lead to a confused ,forgetful ,and absent minded woman.
Apparently comedy but realistic comment on middle class working woman ,beautifully sketched by Nobal Prize Winner Playwright, Actor, Director Dario Fo ,equally good adapted in Indian atmosphere by Maya Pandit.
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Cinematographer's Month V
Wed Oct 31, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
Cinematographer: Vittorio Storraro

The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970, Italy)

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
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K-Circle Quiz of the Month
Fri Nov 2, 4:30 PM
K-Circle Quiz Club
K-Circle is today India's oldest quiz club, formed in 1972, and is based in the twin cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad. This Saturday would be the K-Circle Quiz of the Month at Pheonix Arena which would be a lively, engaging and informally informative quiz session that anybody is welcome to attend! This is a non-competitive event, where teams are formed on the spot
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Write Club Saturday General
Sat Nov 3, 3:00 PM
Write Club Hyderabad
Write Club Hyderabad helps you pen your thoughts, spill your mind and finally make an appointment with the writer in your head. We conduct free, weekly events that foster writing. Our Meetups aim at helping writers reach their goals in a supportive, collaborative, social setting. Writing doesn't have to be all by oneself. We welcome anyone who writes, regardless of genre, language or age. We have members writing novels, short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays, school reports and more. What we do, basically: One of the members of Write Club (anyone with a participation count over 2 consecutive meetups) hosts a session. They bring forth a theme and writing exercises. We all then write to the host’s prompts and guidelines for about an hour. Once we're done writing, we read out our write-ups (optional). We also exchange feedback and constructively critique each other's works. Entry is free, anyone with an interest in writing can walk in. Bring your writing devices and we’re all set! We promise to provide you with good coffee and a super-creative conversation. We have Write Club sessions every Saturday afternoon – 3 to 6 PM
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The Countdown | Sci-fi Screening
Sat Nov 3, 5:00 PM
MSN Karthik
"The Countdown" can best be described as a tale of hope or the story of survival of humanity. It's an experimental film by an IITian filmmaker, MSN Karthik, in the Sci-Fi Thriller genre, in which an astronaut stuck on an unknown planet struggles to get back to his ship only to find that things are actually worse than expected. The film also revolves around the subject of the future of life on the planet.

This film is a product of Karthik's agile philosophy of low budget filmmaking to shoot in 48 hours, edit and release in 2 weeks, and it has been pulled off in an extremely frugal budget of under INR 5,500. The film was shot mainly in the coal mines in the state of Telangana, India.

After the screening of the film, there will be an interactive session with the director and the team behind the film, in which relevant topics that are covered in the film will be discussed, along with the talk on the journey of making of the film.

Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/296805702
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Farmers’ Displacement Battles.
Sat Nov 3, 7:00 PM
lamakaan
Farmers’ Displacement Battles – Legal and Otherwise

A Talk by Rachana Reddy
We hear stories of agrarian crisis and farmers’ suicides almost every day. On one hand, farmers are fighting livelihood issues due to anti-farmers policies adopted by the government, on the other hand, farmers’ lands are illegally acquired by MNCs and government. The farmers are uprooted from their agricultural land and displaced. The recent attack on the farmers in Delhi on 2nd October tells a sorry state of affairs and the treatment meted out to them. The Dilli Chalo call is a protest march against the anti farmers’ policies and to tell the government that farmers are in turmoil and seek justice.

In this talk Rachana Reddy will focus on the issues of farmers’ displacement battles and what are the legal avenues available to them to fight out these perennial battles. Can the farmers challenge the government legally or otherwise on this? Come and listen to Rachana Reddy this Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at 7.00pm at Lamakaan.

ALL ARE WELCOME!!!

ABOUT RACHANA REDDY:
Mrs. Rachna Reddy is currently a practising advocate at High Court of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with 11 years of legal experience

She did her Masters in International Law & Human Rights from School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles.
· Served as faculty at NALSAR University of Law.
· Served as an Appellate brief writer for human rights project.
· She has taken on Government of Telangana for its hasty attempts to acquire lands under various government schemes such as Mallanasagar Reservoir project and Palamuru Ranga Reddy Lift Irrigation Project etc.
·She has been fighting the cause of farmers who have been wronged by the State Government - the administrative order issued by the Telangana Government was in violation of the Central Land Acquisition Act, 2013.
·Thanks to Rachna’s initiatives High Court has quashed the GO 123 - the controversial order of Telangana Government.
·Mixing social activism with the legal profession she has been guiding many farmers to knock the HC doors against hasty land acquisition by Telangana Government.
5607
Ramayana stories for kids
Sun Nov 4, 2:00 PM
Surya Swapna
Mumbai based story teller swetha rangaraj performs mythology with a twist
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An evening of Bengali melodies
Sun Nov 4, 5:00 PM
Somerita Mallik
An evening of pristine Bengali melodies with Somerita Mallik,an ingenious singer of Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti and Bengali folk songs,hailing from Kolkata.
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Kissa Andher Nagri Ka
Sun Nov 4, 7:30 PM
Shudrka Hyderabad
The play is about a disciple who despite the many warnings of his teacher ventures into a dark town ruled by a very foolish ruler. In this town, he discovers that the inhabitants are equally foolish. An incident follows a bizarre blame game which almost costs the disciple his life.

This play uses ironic humour as a powerful resource to uncover the absurdities of India’s social and political systems: political corruption, exploitation and historical manipulation. In a tense environment where humour might not seem appropriate, Bharatendu masterfully uses and critically examines it as a means to ridicule bureaucracy and the establishment, questioning in a caustic way people's conformity and passivity.

This script, though constructed on Bharatendu’s play, takes support of Tagore’s songs, poems of Sukumar Ray - the king of nonsense rhymes in Bengali, and Telugu folktales. The play appeals to audiences of all ages
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YRG CARE COMMUNITY MEET
Sat Nov 10, 10:30 AM
K. R. HARI (YRG CARE)
work shop will be to Sensitize the SRHR(Sexual Reproductive Health Rights) workshop will be basic HIV/AIDS,talk about the SRHR,(Sexual Reproductive Health Rights) Important to know the SRHR for the future generation Focused at advocate the sexual and Reproductive health rights (SRHR) Over all this is a SRHR Sensitization programme.
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Write Club Saturday General
Sat Nov 10, 3:00 PM
Write Club Hyderabad
Write Club Hyderabad helps you pen your thoughts, spill your mind and finally make an appointment with the writer in your head. We conduct free, weekly events that foster writing. Our Meetups aim at helping writers reach their goals in a supportive, collaborative, social setting. Writing doesn't have to be all by oneself. We welcome anyone who writes, regardless of genre, language or age. We have members writing novels, short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays, school reports and more. What we do, basically: One of the members of Write Club (anyone with a participation count over 2 consecutive meetups) hosts a session. They bring forth a theme and writing exercises. We all then write to the host’s prompts and guidelines for about an hour. Once we're done writing, we read out our write-ups (optional). We also exchange feedback and constructively critique each other's works. Entry is free, anyone with an interest in writing can walk in. Bring your writing devices and we’re all set! We promise to provide you with good coffee and a super-creative conversation. We have Write Club sessions every Saturday afternoon – 3 to 6 PM
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The Internet's Own Boy
Sat Nov 10, 4:00 PM
Srikanth L, Srinivas Kodali
Movie Screening followed by discussion.

The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Internet%27s_Own_Boy

The Internet's Own Boy depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews with his family and friends as well as the internet luminaries who worked with him. The film tells his story up to his eventual suicide after a legal battle, and explores the questions of access to information and civil liberties that drove his work.
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Kaaley Film Screening
Sat Nov 10, 8:00 PM
Hamza Ali
Kaaley Short Film screening for everyone. The film is already online but there has been a request by some cast and crew to watch it together. Also, the story in the film happens on 10th November,2016,we find it the best time. As it is a big group of 60 members, we would like to have it in Lamakaan, also leaving it open to a general audience to join us. It is a film of 30 mins. So we might require the space for 1.5 hrs max considering the delays, entry, and exit.
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Safe sharing space
Sun Nov 11, 2:00 PM
Program Council Lamakaan
The safe sharing space is an initiative to enable open conversations about sexual harassment amongst the victims and allies. The aim is to bring together people who want to share their experiences and support each other through the journey.

The organizers encourage only the people who have experienced harassment or professionals who are willing to support them to participate in the event. It is not a space to discuss the “me too” movement or the implications of it, rather it is a space to support each other in a difficult phase of life. Participants are strongly recommended to follow confidentiality and those who wish to do so, can stay anonymous.

The discussions will happen on the terrace of the building ensuring that whatever is said in the group will stay within.
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Glow in the dark painting
Sun Nov 11, 5:00 PM
Afrah Sameen
Artist Afrah Sameen brings Glow in the dark painting workshop for the first time in India!
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Boys Who Like Girls
Sun Nov 11, 7:00 PM
Men Against Violence & Abuse (MAVA)
A 68 - minute documentary titled ‘Boys Who Like Girls’ directed by Finnish filmmaker Inka Achte would be screened for the audience. The screening would be followed by an interaction with the gathered crowd.
During the interaction, Harish Sadani and his team at Men Against Violence & Abuse - MAVA would deliberate on the prevailing toxic masculinity and male entitlement to privilege and power, which is at the core of gender discrimination and violence in society. Through powerful compelling stories of MAVAs work among adolescent boys and young men in interrogating Masculinity as depicted in the film, Harish and Altamash will stimulate the gathered audience on the various tools and methodologies used to engage boys and young men on gender issues. Citing examples of the organization's journey in the past 25 years, insights would be provided on the out-of-the box methods used by the organization to reach out to young men and how these could be adapted by others including individuals wanting to work on Masculinities. The gathered crowd would be then stimulated on specifically discussing steps which every man and woman could take to engage men and boys into healthy conversations on contemporary gender topics and help promote gender equality and diversity.
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Forensic Science Investigation
Tue Nov 13, 7:30 PM
Lamakaan
'Forensic Science Investigation: Har science ka thoda thoda, criminals ki kamar toda'

In this discussion Dr GV Rao, Former Chief Staff Scientist, DNA Fingerprinting Lab, CDFD, Govt of India will talk on the science of Forensic science and its path breaking contribution in solving some most difficult crime stories.

Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly—on the criminal side—during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure.

Forensic scientists collect, preserve, and analyze scientific evidence during the course of an investigation. While some forensic scientists travel to the scene of the crime to collect the evidence themselves, others occupy a laboratory role, performing analysis on objects brought to them by other individuals.


About Dr GV Rao:
Dr G V Rao was a Scientist, is an Advocate, also an passionate Consumer Protection Campaigner, Leads Civil Society movement at Alwal & RTI Activist was the first Chief Scientist of Laboratory of DNA Testing appointed by Government of India at CDFD. He graduated from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Further he was a Gold medalist in M.Sc. in Criminology and Forensic Science from Central University of Sagar, Madhya Pradesh



He joined the illustrious laboratory, CCMB, Hyderabad for his Ph D in “Forensic Aspects of DNA Testing” and was awarded Ph D in 1993. His passion for knowledge made him to do a Post doctoral Fellowship in DNA Testing. He is the only person in India, till dated to hold a Doctoral and Post doctoral degree in DNA testing.



Dr Rao has been the first Indian Forensic Expert to have examined and reported DNA cases from all over India, USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. His contribution of new technology in Species identification in wildlife poaching cases got the famous film star Mr Salman Khan convicted and you are well aware of. This work in forensic wildlife was awarded as the best paper in the Conference of the International Association of Forensic Academy, New York in 1999.



Incidentally Dr Rao was mentioned as SCIENTIST OF REPUTE IN DNA TESTING by the Supreme Court of India while disposing of the famous Matoo case.



Some cases where his knowledge, expertise and skill in DNA Testing had been appreciated by Hon Supreme Court of India were:



Naina Sahni or the Tandoor case (New Delhi),
Actress Prathyusha rape and murder case (Hyderabad, A.P.),
Swami Shraddananda (Bangalore, Karnataka),
Swaminarayan Ashram (Nadiad, Gujarat),
Jharkhand Mukthi Morcha (JMM) Case, (New Delhi), where former Prime Minister Mr P V Narasimha Rao was main accused.
Chattisinghpora False encounter Case (Jammu & Kashmir),
Beanth Singh Assassination Case (Punjab) etc.
Ayesha Meera Case (Vijayawada., AP),
Aarushi Case (Delhi).


ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Wed Nov 14, 7:00 PM
Cinephiles Film Club
Cinematographer - Christopher Doyle

FREE EVENT

Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar

wrongs.
Director: Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)
Writer: Kar-Wai Wong (as Kar Wai Wong)

Introduction - 10 mins
The movie starts at 7:10 PM
20 minutes post-screening discussion
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Understanding Election Manifesto
Thu Nov 15, 7:30 PM
Lamakaan
The Election season is here and with this season we see the political parties releasing poll manifestoes. These manifestoes promise stars and loaded with goodies and freebies. There are guidelines by the Election Commission of India on the concept of poll manifesto e.g.
Election manifesto - concept and relevance
A manifesto is generally defined as a published declaration of the intentions, motives or views of an individual, group, political party or government whosoever issues it. A manifesto usually comprises a previously published opinion or public consensus and/or promotes a new idea with prescriptive notions for carrying out changes for future. Oxford dictionary defines manifesto as a public declaration of the policy and aims of a group such as a political party. Thus an election manifesto is a published document containing a declaration of the ideology, intentions, views, policies and programmes of a political party. The Election Manifestos are generally drafted by the Political Parties keeping an eye on forthcoming elections and are generally published and well publicized.

As already stated above, the election manifesto normally contains the declared ideology of the political Party concerned in general and its policies and programmes for the Country/State and people at large. It, therefore, serves as a reference document or benchmark for the public at large for what a political party stands for. By comparing the ideologies, policies and programmes of the political parties, the electors can decide which party they should vote for to meet their expectations and aspirations.

How do the citizens look at the poll manifestoes? How the trends of poll manifestoes changed over the years in the country?

Join us for a discussion to talk about these broader issues related to poll manifestoes

Guest Speakers:
(1) Prof Kancha Illiah: Kancha Ilaiah, who now refers to himself symbolically as Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd, is an Indian political theorist, writer and activist for Dalit rights. He writes in both English and Telugu.

Among Ilaiah's official appointments have been:
Director, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) at Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
Member of National Research Committee constituted by the Ministry of Social Justice, New Delhi
Member – Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi

(2) G. Ramulu: Ramulu is CPM Telangana State Secretariat member.

ALL ARE WELCOME!!!
5603
Pyar Ki Do Kahani - Hindi Play
Fri Nov 16, 8:00 PM
Kissago Theatre
A collection of two different love stories which will melt your heart surely.

"Marnoprant" written by Surendera Verma, directed by Jay Jha revolves around a triangular love story. The playwright unfolds the whole episode after the death of a young lady whose husband and the lover meet for the first time. Their encounter reveals the minute intricacies of man-woman relations and frustrations of extra marital affairs. Both embarrass each other by revealing the intimate moments they shared with the young lady. The dramatic action becomes even more interesting when it is shown that the husband comes to know about the relation after the death of his wife.

"Banerjee Babu", Written by Avinash Matta, Directed by Jay Jha - Nobody loves him, nobody cares for him. They only remember him when they need him to do some work. He is lonely. All he needs is a hug. Will you give it to him?

Cast : Jay Jha, Abhijeet Deshpande, Shailja Chaturvedi, Yaseen Sarwat, Sreehari Ajith, Ajay Kumar and Rohit Chouhan

Passes - 200/- Contact - 9700074079
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Arithmetic Of Desires.
Sat Nov 17, 4:00 PM
Lamakaan
The book is all about human emotions and life It depicts various shades of life through a story that travels through different generations . The crux of the novel is whatever we are seeking from our life also seeks us sooner or later.

About the author : Hina Alam .
She is a education consultant , a blogger , a wife and a mother of two .
The novel “Arithmetic of desires” is her first novel .
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Set of Hindi Play and Monologue
Sat Nov 17, 7:30 PM
Safarnama Theatre
Event 1: Atma-Dwand

Life changes every second and it teaches us to move ahead. But sometimes, we encounter a few events which change our perspective towards a few instances completely. Atma- Dwand, an in-house production of Safarnama, revolves around such life changing events of strangers who decide to sit together one night and share their stories. What would really happen by the end of the very night? Will it bring a change in the lives of those strangers? Or will they just dust themselves and move on in life?

Cast: Devender Bhardwaj, Gaurav Misra , Muskaan Arora, Smitali Das, Gaurav Singla
Written & Directed by: Smitali Das

Event 2: Monologue – “Dharmo ka Bazaar” (25 min)
Religions are on display. Which one do you choose? Which one do you leave? The society has marked all of us under different religions and we have worsened the structure by engaging ourselves into fights and extremism. Come experience a hard hitting and a realistic monologue enacted by Devender Bhardwaj. You are bound to be left thinking whether is it the time to change?
Performed by: Devender Bhardwaj
Written and Directed by- Chetan Gupta
For more details, Contact: Devender Bhardwaj (+91 9873235451) Smitali Das (+91 9538795831) Media Handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SafarnamaTheatre Twitter: https://twitter.com/thesafarnama Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/safarnamatheatre