The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
Real Books

Live on YouTube, Facebook,
Twitter & Instagram

Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty


Sangeeta is a Delhi-based journalist who covers the North-east for the news website ‘The Wire’. Her journey in journalism began in 1996 with the ‘United News of India’ (UNI) in New Delhi, followed by a 15-year-long stint with ‘The Hindu’. In 2017, she received the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for feature writing. Her first book, ‘Assam The Accord, The Discord’, was recently published. Her English translation of Sahitya Akademi award winning Assamese writer Rita Chowdhury’s novel ‘Mayabritta’ is slated for publication in 2020.


Majority Wins

Panel Discussions Friday, 15th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

The global rise of populism.

Other Speakers :
Ashutosh, Salil Tripathi, Ian Jack
MOre Info

One Nation, One Identity

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Godrej Theatre - NCPA

Who is an authentic Indian?

MOre Info

More speakers

  • Ashutosh


    A highly acclaimed journalist, a reputed columnist and a successful author, Ashutosh was the Managing Editor of IBN7 from 2006 to 2014 when he gave it up to become…

    More Info
  • Ayaz Memon


    Ayaz has been a journalist for over 40 years. He started off as a sports writer and went on to edit newspapers like ‘Midday’, ‘Bombay Times’ and ‘DNA,’ apart…

    More Info
  • Bijal Vachharajani


    When Bijal is not reading Harry Potter, she is Editor Scissorhands at Pratham Books where she dreams up picture books. A journalist, Bijal is the author of four children’s…

    More Info
  • Devinder Sharma


    Devinder is a distinguished award-winning Indian journalist, columnist, author, writer, thinker and researcher, well-known and respected for his views on food, agriculture and economic policies. His untiring crusade for…

    More Info