What's Sahitya Academy; Why and What is returned?

ONEINDIA.COM | 16 October 2015 10:24 IST

More than 20 writers of different languages across the country have returned their Sahitya Akademi Awards so far. It has been reported that all writers were 'hurt' with the spread of "communal poison" and "rising intolerance" in India.

The writers are returning their Sahitya Akademi Awards as a mark of their protest against the central government-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Have they returned the cash prize with interest? By just sending one letter of protest against imaginery crisis they have only added one page fiction in the literature.If their political masters return to power they will get one more award and one more cheque of Rs 1 lac

- Madhav Bastodker, Ponda | 16 th October 2015 15:38

 

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