Prateeti Punja Ballal - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
11:45 am
The Red Couch

Celebrating the Arts: Forty Years of the International Music and Arts Society in Bangalore

Urmila Devi Kotda Sangani, Indira Chandrasekhar and Prateeti Punja Ballal

Day 2
3:30 pm
The Red Couch

Paul Fernandes – Artist of the City: Bangalore Then and Now

Paul Fernandes, Shashi Tharoor, Indu Balachandran with Prateeti Punja Ballal

Day 2
4:00 pm
The Red Couch

Reviewing Music

Deepa Ganesh, Karl Lutchmayer, Ramjee Chandran with Prateeti Punja Ballal


Prateeti Punja Ballal grew up in Bangalore and did her postgraduate work in the US. She taught Literature at various universities there, most recently at Hunter College, City University of New York. She earlier worked in the software industry for fifteen years. She has been a recipient of a Mellon fellowship for her research and several regional and international awards for her technical publications. A musician and dancer, she has a sustaining interest in the arts.