September 28, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

India: literature a victim of perception?

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Politely turning down the request of the organisers, noted author Mridula Gargchoose to speak in Hindi at the opening session of Day 2 at the Hyderabad Literary Festival on Saturday. “I was told that many attending the event here do not understand Hindi and I should therefore speak in English. But then, it isn’t like everybody understands English either,” Garg quipped, as she went on to highlight the plight of Hindi literature and its still-standing custodians.

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