The second edition of ‘Beyond the Present’ saw Indian Ocean’s Rahul Ram, Rapper Sofia Ashraf and Raggae artist Taru Dalmia speaking at length about their passions, projects and directing their art and self to catalyze shifts in important civic and societal matters. The session was moderated by Delhi based musician, Abhishek Mathur, and Director of RSJ, Anirban Chakraborty. Recalling his Narmada protest Rahul Ram said failure or success should not define our actions. One should do what one feels about strongly. Rahul and Sofia even gave impromptu performances on stage at the end!