Author rues groupism in the literary world

Dharwad: Writer Pratibha Nandakumar regretted that the literary world has been divided into several groups, and each time a creator gets an award, doubts are raised concerning the merit of the literary work.

Speaking after receiving the Infosys Literary Award at a function organized on Wednesday through Uttara Karnataka Lekhakiyara Sangha (UKLS) at Suvarna Cultural Complex here on Wednesday, she mentioned each time a creator is selected for an award, there's grievance that it as a result of the person’s ideological inclination, faith, caste, political influence and gender. More than appreciation, it's such doubts that authors receive these days, she mentioned.

Critic G M Hegde, explaining the work of awardee Lata Guthi mentioned her novel ‘Karineeru’, speaks of an blameless character who participates in India’s freedom fight, and how his efforts to convey back cultural and rural traditions wins hearts.

He mentioned previous, ladies writers used to limit themselves to novel and story writing. However, now occasions are changing and extra ladies writers are into poetry. Senior author Gurulinga Kapse and critic Giraddi Govindaraj felicitated each Prathiba Nandakumar and Lata Guthi, and presented the awards that carried a purse of Rs 10,000 each and a quotation.

Veena Shanteshwar, Geeta Vasant, Shanta Imrapur, Hema Pattanshetty and others have been provide on the occasion.

Author rues groupism in the literary world Author rues groupism in the literary world Reviewed by kailash soni on February 16, 2018 Rating: 5
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