• ​The ILF Bhasha Samman: A Salute to Perumal Murugan’s Spirit

    ICF Team

    December 28, 2015

    Tamil author Perumal Murugan was recently awarded the ILF ‘Samnvay Bhasha Samman’ on 28 November 2015, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, for his novel, Madhorubhagan. The jury, headed by K.​ Satchidanandan, decided to honour Perumal Murugan’s dauntless writing and his contribution to the literary tradition in Tamil. A​.​R​.​ Venkatachalapathy​ and K. Satchidanandan saluted Murugan's spirit, defiant even in ​his self-imposed exile, and voiced their hope that Murugan will emerge out of ​his ‘death’ ​as an author​.​

     

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