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Language exists to bridge human connections, not to entertain the isolated elite. So believes Oxford-educated Rajiva Wijesinha with his career experience as a senior professor of languages. Recently published by the National Book Trust of India, an anthology under his editorship, ‘Mirrored Images: An Anthology of Sri Lankan Poetry’, the compilation aims to bridge cultural links of different ethnicities.
Rajiva Wijesinha, now Emeritus Professor cum Member of Parliament, shares his ideals about poetry and language in general as the Encounter of the Week.