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Poetry from the Margins | Hindwi | Hindi Poetry

HindwiHindwi January 1, 2022
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This section brings to you Hindi poetry from the fringes of society. Apprise yourself with thought-provoking poetry of resistance, loss and challenges.

Emergence of vernaculars is one of the remarkable linguistic trends of the ongoing digital era. But, languages don’t just pop out of thin air. They carry with them a legacy that never gets old. It is de facto fresh as new at all stages of their being, in the form of their particular literature. One could almost say that given a literary character, they are an antidote to time. Issuing from the last phases of the Prakrit language, Hindi literature is not only an exalted museum of about a thousand years, but also it is a joyous pilgrimage to the very heart of Here and Now.

With a staggering rise in the number of Hindi readers, several spaces have appeared on the internet in a bid to cater to the rising demand, but none as vast and authentic as ‘Hindwi’ <www.hindwi.org> that currently has a collection of more than 15,000 verses of over 750 poets- ranging from the antiquity to the contemporary.

“The vision behind hindwi.org,” says Dharmendra Saha, General Manager, Rekhta Foundation, “is to create the largest digital rep

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