Song of Draupadi : a creative contest

    We are thrilled to collaborate with Aleph Book Company on their latest release, Song of Draupadi by Ira Mukhoty. The book is a retelling of the Mahabharata through the stories of the courageous and resilient women of the great epic — Draupadi, Kunti, Satyavati, Ganga and others.

    To celebrate them, we hosted a caption-contest using open-access Indian art that features Draupadi, & women of the Mahabharata

    Three winning creators get the book + a chance to attend a private interview with the author.

    This contest is now closed. [August 8, 2021 00:00:00]. Please scroll to the end to see shortlisted entries.

    How to participate:

    1. Choose any image from the templates given below. Clicking on the image will open it in our Meme Maker [we will only accept entries created using the THL Maker].
    2. Add a witty caption, dialogue or meme the artwork.
    3. Download it and share on social media [Twitter / Instagram ]
    4. Make sure you’ve tagged : @theheritagelab AND @alephbookco
    5. We will also be featuring some of the submissions on this page on Monday, 9th August.

    If you are not comfortable sharing your submissions on social media, you can simply submit the same by hitting the “publish” button once you have finished creating. Make sure you leave your Name and Email address in the “Title section” so we can get in touch with you.

    Some general rules and things to keep in mind:

    We’re able to accept a maximum of two submissions per person.

    The caption can be in any form of literary expression – dialogue, meme, prose, poetry, as one word or a word play. A good caption would ideally be within 20 words.

    We’d be picking the winners based on originality, humour and precision.

    Entries that use offensive language will be disqualified.

    Put on those thinking caps & caption away…

    🙏🏽 Thank you all for participating – for this contest, the winners are : Shreya Sharma, Cheryl and Crocheting Kolkata History 🥳

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