Damodar Mauzo: “Indian writers have always stood by their right to freedom of expression…”

Damodar Mauzo: “Indian writers have always stood by their right to freedom of expression…”

Damodar Mauzo, an eminent Konkani writer in Goa who returned his Sahitya Akademi Award in 2015, has been protesting the growing atmosphere of intolerance in the country in the form of assassinations of rationalists, writers, and journalists, as well as lynchings in the name of cow protection. A joint statement of Sahitya Akademi Award winning writers from Goa, termed…