Another tragedy – the Tamil writer Perumal Murugan has decided to withdraw all his books and never write again after being bullied by Hindutva groups.
A week after the police advised Tamil writer Perumal Murugan to leave his home in Namakkal following protests by caste- and Hindutva organisations against his book Madhorubagan, the author has announced that he will withdraw his entire body of work from publication and will never write again.
The announcement came after four hours of negotiations with the groups that had objected to the book.
“Negotiations” forsooth! What is there to negotiate?!
Last month, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh burnt copies of his novel in Tiruchengode in Tamil Nadu on Friday, The Hindu reported, saying
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