Musafir Baitha

Musafir Baitha is an award-winning Hindi author. He was born in 1968 to a landless Kabirpanthi Dalit family in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district. After completing schooling there, he earned a PhD in Hindi literature from Patna University. His publications include stories, articles, and translations, as well as his 2011 poetry collection Bimaar maanas ka geh. He has been awarded the Emerging Writer Award from the Bihar Rashtrabhasha Parishad and the Dr Ambedkar Fellowship from the Indian Dalit Literary Academy (New Delhi).

Just a duty-bound Hatred | कर्तव्य भर नफ़रत

Translated from the Bihar-Hindi to the English by Mridula Nath Chakraborty Ran the gamut of love talk from their side Even as they kept sowing hatred in the soil Inside Outside Ceaseless They nurtured hatreds one-sidedly We could not reach …

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