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TM Krishna, a reputed Carnatic music singer, was to release his latest book, Sebastian & Sons: A brief history of Mrdangam Makers, on February 2 at the Rukmini Arangam auditorium of Kalakshetra.(Mint)

TM Krishna’s book launch scrapped over its ‘political overtones’

By MC Rajan & Dhamini Ratnam | Chennai/New Delhi, Chennai/new Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 03:06 AM IST
The book, which took Krishna four years to research and write, traces the story of Parlandu, a Dalit Christian and a well known mrdangam-maker. Krishna interviewed 43 makers of the percussion instrument and 10 players to write about the effects of caste discrimination on mrdangam makers.
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