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Nayantara Sahgal

Author Nayantara Sahgal Dropped From Lit Meet, Raj Thackeray Says ‘Not Against Inviting Her’

Jan 07, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The decision to withdraw the invitation to Sahgal (91), who was earlier at the forefront of the "award wapsi" campaign, was taken after a political outfit threatened to disrupt the function, the organisers said on Sunday.

Jury For India's Richest Literary Prize Prefers Emerging Voices Over Veteran Writers

Oct 03, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Veteran writers like Nayantara Sahgal, Kiran Nagarkar and Jeet Thayil have been overlooked by the jury while shortlisting for the JCB Prize for Literature.


Delhi—November 1947

Mar 10, 2006 Nayantara Sahgal

Two short extracts, one from the celebrated author's novel, From Fear Set Free, and the other from a letter to her mother Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, then ambassador to the Soviet Union


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