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Nirmal Verma's Personal Journey: In Conversation with Gagan Gill

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Akhil P. Veetil in conversation with Gagan Gill, poet and wife of Nirmal Verma

 

Gagan Gill, poet and wife of Nirmal Verma, speaks of Verma’s personality, his life experiences in Europe and Delhi, and how they shaped the themes he engaged with and his peculiar writing style. Gill discusses in particular the role of literature, and how both Partition trauma and the aftermath of the Second World War might have shaped his understanding of human experiences. Interview recorded and edited by Abhay Singh Chauhan.