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Described as the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’, the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is a sumptuous feast of ideas. 

The past decade has seen it transform into a global literary phenomenon having hosted over 2,000 speakers and welcoming over a million book lovers from across India and the globe. 

Our core values remain unchanged: to serve as a democratic, non-aligned platform offering free and fair access. 

Saying something with a view to achieving something is what matters: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was one of the most popular guest speakers during the Jaipur Literary Festival 2022, with packed venues and...

India Spotlight - @work

Curtain falls on JLF 2022 with lively debate about Nehru’s legacy

The closing debate of ‘Nehru remains the greatest Prime Minister of India’ at Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 capped an intense five...

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Jaipur Music Stage 2022 ends with a star-studded & exuberant final showcase!

Three glorious musical evenings followed literary musings at the Jaipur Literature Festival, with the 15th Jaipur Music Stage ending on an...

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JLF 2022 announces seventh Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry

Every year, the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) celebrates poetry through the Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award in recognition of India’s...

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JLF 2022 off to flying start with lively onground sessions on Day 1

Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 celebrated its return to a traditional form with a lively first day at its new home at Clarks Amer in...

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William Dalrymple excited about JLF 2022; says young British-Indians challenging Empire amnesia

"We're back," celebrated author, historian, Indiophile and Jaipur Literature Festival co-director William Dalrymple tells Connected to...

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Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 gets off to stellar start

The Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 got off to an electrifying start. JLF will provide solace for book-lovers who have missed the joy of...

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JLF 2022 kicks off in hybrid form with impressive list of speakers, delegates

The Jaipur Literature Festival 2022 is back with a bang in the Pink City this year. The festival this year will host an array of diverse...

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