Award-Winning Author Shashi Deshpande Resigns from Sahitya Akademi General Council

Award-Winning Author Shashi Deshpande Resigns from Sahitya Akademi General Council

In a letter to the Sahitya Akademi, Shashi Deshpande has offered her resignation out of “a sense of strong disappointment” with the Akademi’s failure to protest the murder of one of its own community of writers, M.M. Kalburgi. Eminent writer Shashi Deshpande, a member of the Indian Writers’ Forum, has written several novels, short story…