Exactly 50 years ago, a young reporter got a once in lifetime chance to sneak into Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram in Rishikesh and meet The Beatles.
In my current pre-occupations with the depressing state of world affairs, the arrival of a book, Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain and Ecstasy, for review, provided relief. The author, Ajai Mansingh claims to be a relative of Firaq. This intrigued me. Raghupati Sahai ‘Firaq’, was a straightforward […]