The Twelfth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thursday, November 18th to Sunday, November 21st 2021

Literature Unmasked

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Leela Jacinto

Journalist, France

Leela Jacinto is a senior editor and international news commentator at France 24. An award-winning journalist, she has reported in conflict and post-conflict zones in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and the Sahel. She has extensively covered women’s rights issues and is particularly interested in how national and regional geopolitics affects the lives of women. Leela began her journalism career in Mumbai, India, before moving to New York, where she worked for ABC News. Her work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Boston Globe and The Nation. A graduate of New York University, she is currently based in Paris.



Under Siege In Paradise

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  • 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Growing up in conflict-ridden Kashmir
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