Skip to contentSkip to navigation

No sadistic pleasure in the jungle

Rebel poets on Monday observed that they did not take sadistic pleasure at all in the killings.

Participating in panel discussion on “In the Shadow of Gun: Literature from a Conflict Zone” on the last day of the Guwahati Lit Fest, at least five rebel poets said that they have hardly any word to express the shock they got to have seen the bodies of even the enemies. 

Responding to questions after questions posed to them from the audience, former ULFA leader Pranati Deka said that even in the jungles they tried to nurture creativity.

Another rebel turned poet Tushar Panging said that despite creativity in his minds, he found it quite difficult to concentrate on these due to lack of a climate.     

Anurag Mahanta, a panelist said that he is satisfied with the present schemes of things and that he has engaged himself in

Arindam Barkatoky moderated the discusison raising many eyeopening aspects on the subject.   

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

RS POLL: Ruling, Opposition making last ditch attempts to ensure victory

25 Mar 2010 - 4:42pm | editor
Hectic political activities have reached all time high a day before the Rajya Sabha polls for 2 seats from Assam on Thursday. The ruling Congress is all set to win the first one seat where the party...

ULFA behind ONGC plant inferno!

30 Sep 2012 - 3:51am | editor
The ravaging inferno at an ONGC-owned plants in Titabor on Friday mires in controversy. ONGC authorities blamed technical fault resulting in the fire that left reduced properties worth crores of...

Govt steps in to woo people, isolate Akhil

23 Jun 2011 - 9:52pm | editor
In a bid to isolate Akhil Gogoi a day after the gory police firing in Dispur, the Assam government announced that it will directly talk to the indigenous people in protest for land rights....