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The passion for self- mockery

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By K.N. Pandita

About three dozen Sahitya Akademi awardees reportedly returned their awards. They did not say whether they returned the accompanying amount also.

Evidently, they had received award for contribution to India sahitya (literature) not politics. It was literature when they received award and it is politics when they return it. A question arises: Was it then their mock contribution. We do not comment on their literary acumen; we talk of their sincerity to the profession. Continue Reading…