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JLF Day 5: Crowds disperse and writers challenge audience perspectives

The crowds have gone down to manageable levels, given that the weekend is over

Delegates click selfie at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 at Diggi Palace in Jaipur. Photo: PTI
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Delegates click selfie at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 at Diggi Palace in Jaipur. Photo: PTI

Mihir Sharma
The fifth and last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival is always the least terror-inducing. The crowds have gone down to manageable levels, given that the weekend is over; most of the crowd that had come in from Delhi has returned to their day jobs; and the Festival's campus, Diggi Palace in central Jaipur, becomes incredibly easy to navigate. For regular Festival-goers, it is like being a decade younger, reminiscent of the time when going to Jaipur for the festival included a reasonable chance of having a real and intimate chat with an author whom previous there was absolutely no

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First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 12:45 AM IST

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