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Yede is the candidate for Prahaar Janshakti Party (PJP) led by Bacchu Kadu, an independent MLA from Achalpur Assembly constituency, which is a part of the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Farm widow in the fray in Yavatmal

UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 12:58 AM IST
Yede is the candidate for Prahaar Janshakti Party (PJP) led by Bacchu Kadu, an independent MLA from Achalpur Assembly constituency, which is a part of the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency
Writer Nayantara Sahgal at a panel discussion in Mumbai on October 30, 2015.(HT File Photo)
Writer Nayantara Sahgal at a panel discussion in Mumbai on October 30, 2015.(HT File Photo)

After Nayantara Sahgal invite fiasco, farm widow to unveil Marathi literary meet

Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 11:28 PM IST
Earlier, the organisers unceremoniously withdrew invite to writer Nayantara Sahgal to inaugurate the event.
Sahgal had been invited by the Mahamandal president to be the chief guest and the keynote speaker at the 92nd Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, which she had accepted. The prestigious Marathi literary meet is scheduled to begin at Yavatmal on January 11.(HT PHOTO)
Sahgal had been invited by the Mahamandal president to be the chief guest and the keynote speaker at the 92nd Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, which she had accepted. The prestigious Marathi literary meet is scheduled to begin at Yavatmal on January 11.(HT PHOTO)

Mahamandal president resigns over Sahgal’s invite withdrawal for 92nd Marathi Lit festival in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 02:33 PM IST
The withdrawal of invitation to Sahgal resulted in fierce criticism from a number of writers, with calls from prominent writers and social activist such as Vidya Bal to boycott the event.
Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal, a strong critic of Prime Minister, was to inaugurate the meet in the presence of chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal, a strong critic of Prime Minister, was to inaugurate the meet in the presence of chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Marathi literary body chief quits amid Nayantara Sahgal row

Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2019 09:38 AM IST
Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal president Sripad Bhalchandra Joshi quit from his post on Wednesday, apparently disgusted over the backlash after Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan organisers withdrew writer Nayantara Sahgal’s invite to inaugurate the 92nd literary conference.
Nayantara Sahgal, 91, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, had been invited by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal president Sripad Joshi as the chief guest and keynote speaker at the session, which she had accepted.(HT File)
Nayantara Sahgal, 91, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, had been invited by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal president Sripad Joshi as the chief guest and keynote speaker at the session, which she had accepted.(HT File)

Marathi literary event president resigns over Nayantara Sahgal invite fiasco

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 08:48 AM IST
The withdrawal of the invitation to writer Nayatara Sahgal as the chief guest resulted in fierce criticism from a number of authors, with calls from prominent writers and social activists such as Vidya Bal to boycott the event to register their protest.
Nayantara Sahgal, 91, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, had been invited by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal president Sripad Joshi as the chief guest and keynote speaker at the session, which she had accepted.(HT file photo)
Nayantara Sahgal, 91, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, had been invited by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal president Sripad Joshi as the chief guest and keynote speaker at the session, which she had accepted.(HT file photo)

Writers oppose call to boycott Marathi literary meet in Pune over withdrawal of invitation to Sahgal

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 02:48 PM IST
On Tuesday, however, a number of writers from Pune issued a signed statement that while they strongly oppose the withdrawal of the invitation to Sahgal, they will not oppose the sammelan.
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