Nayantara Sahgal, a renowned Indian writer and member of the Indian Writer's Forum, who was recognised for her impeccable work in Indian literature and awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award 29 years ago, has returned the prestigious award to the government as a sign of protest. She was honoured in 1986 for her English novel, Rich Like Us. Nayantara is not happy with the way religious intolerance is rising in our nation, which is curbing people's rights.

This article talks about renowned writer Nayantara Sahgal who returned the Sahitya Akademi Award and questions PM Modi.

She began her career as a teacher and later started writing in Gudrara and Hindi. BINDU BHAT is a short story writer, critic and translator. Her second novel Akhepatar, have awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2003, and was published in 1999 and have been translated in several languages (including Hindi and Sindhi, ...

She began her career as a teacher and later started writing in Gudrara and Hindi. BINDU BHAT is a short story writer, critic and translator. Her second novel Akhepatar, have awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2003, and was published in 1999 and have been translated in several languages (including Hindi and Sindhi, ...

Ramesh Parekh (1940 Gujarat / India)   Ramesh Parekhwas aGujaratipoet and lyricist fromGujarat India.More Info Wiki :- Click Here  Life  He was born on November 27 1940 atAmreli. He studied at Parekh Mehta Vidyalaya and completed his metric in 1958. He joinedAmreli districtoffice in 1960. He started writing poetry in 1967.He died on May 17 2006 atRajkotfollowing a heart attack.  Awards  He wonSahitya Akademi AwardforGujaratigiven bySahitya Akademifor his poetry collectionVitan Sud Beejin…

Ramesh Parekh (1940 Gujarat / India) Ramesh Parekhwas aGujaratipoet and lyricist fromGujarat India.More Info Wiki :- Click Here Life He was born on November 27 1940 atAmreli. He studied at Parekh Mehta Vidyalaya and completed his metric in 1958. He joinedAmreli districtoffice in 1960. He started writing poetry in 1967.He died on May 17 2006 atRajkotfollowing a heart attack. Awards He wonSahitya Akademi AwardforGujaratigiven bySahitya Akademifor his poetry collectionVitan Sud Beejin…

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