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How not to facelift Culture
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How not to facelift Culture

By T.J.S. George Indian literature is the richer for the election of Chandrashekhara Kambara as President of the Sahitya Akademi. The sad part of the story is that the distinguished Oriya writer, Pratibha Ray, was put up as a political opponent and was defeated at the polls. A novelist and academician of international fame, her commitment…

Prof. Kambara to head Sahitya Akademi
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Prof. Kambara to head Sahitya Akademi

Bengaluru: Kannada littérateur and Jnanpith awardee Prof. Chandrashekhara Kambara has been elected as President of Sahitya Akademi in the election held for the post on Feb. 12. Hindi poet Madhav Koushik has been elected as Vice-President. Prof. Kambara is the third Kannada Writer to head the country’s premier literary institution after Vinayaka Krishna Gokak (1983)…

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