In Pictures: Jaipur Literature Festival 2013

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On Jan. 24, 2012, the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival started, with 285 speakers expected to speak in the five day long South-Asia’s major literary event. Muhabit ul Haq brings some of the moments of the day one.

Thousands of people visited the festival on the first day, Jan. 24, 2012.
Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, speaking at the festival.
Film actor, Kabir Bedi.
Audience at the festival.
Lyricist Javed Akhtar and actor wife Shabana Azmi.
Pakistani authors, Musharraf Ali Farooqi and Jamil Ahmed in conversation with Aneesa Syed.
International Man Booker Prize 2013 finalists announced.