Text and Photo by Arun Misra, Ph.D.
Goshthi’ (poetry-reading session) was organized by Kusum Sinha
on Jan 5th at Global Mall.
A number of poets/poetesses were invited to to recite their
poems. A three hour session provided an opportunity for
the participants to share poems on a variety of subjects. The
session was followed by a sumptuous dinner provided by the three
daughters-in-laws of Ms. Sinha. The Goshthi was well attended by
friends and aficionados of Hindi poetry.
It was also announced that, Ms. Kusum Sinha has been elected the
President of Atlanta Branch of the BANA, Bihar Association of
North America, headquartered at Houston (Dr. Madhusudan
Choudhary being the national president). Ms. Sinha is working on
picking her executive team of Vice President, Secretary and
Treasurer for the association. Copies of the annual publication
of BANA, Biharika, was also distributed at
the kavi goshthi.
Kailash Khandelwal, Publisher of the Monthly paper, Atlanta
Dunia, distributed the first issue of a monthly Hindi magazine,
published by him from Atlanta, 'Sanskriti' to the attendees.
Dr. Naresh Vachaspati, of Vedic Temple at Lilburn,also
distributed copies of his monthly Hindi magazine, 'Swasti Patra'
at the meeting too.
Contact Kusum Sinha