Umar Trivandrum is a writer and poet based in New Delhi. His poetry has been published by the Culture Cafe magazine of the British Council Library and broadcast by All India Radio. His book of poems `That strange deathlioke indifference of unhappy savages' is to be soon published by himself.
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