T.M.Krishna, the Carnatic music singer and Magsaysay recipient will be performing in a concert organised by the Sahitya Kala Parishad on 17.11.2018, Saturday. The performance is aptly titled,”Awam ki Awaz,” the idea of Aam Aadmi party leaders who stepped in after the abrupt cancellation of the singer’s concert on the same day by Airport Authority of India due to pressure from trolls who blamed the singer, calling him anti- India and anti-national.
Kejriwal invites all the people of Delhi to attend concert
The Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal called on all Delhiites to attend T.M.Krishna’s concert to be hosted by the Delhi government, at Garden of Five Senses in Saket on Saturday evening. “All are cordially invited. If you believe in an inclusive India, an India which belongs to all religions, faiths and castes, your presence will be a statement against those forces who are trying to divide and destroy our beloved India.”
“Art is all about empathy”- Krishna
Speaking at the ongoing Tata Literary Live Festival in Mumbai on 16.11.2018. the Carnatic musician-activist very forcefully said,” The moment you ask difficult questions you are reduced to binaries. This needs to change. We need to politicise art.”