Excerpts: Girish Karnad takes on V.S. Naipaul8 min read . Updated: 04 Nov 2012, 05:21 PM IST
Noted playwright claims Naipaul has consistently mischaracterised Indian history
On Friday afternoon at the Tata Literature Live! festival in Mumbai, playwright Girish Karnad surprised audiences with an unexpected and elaborate criticism of author V.S. Naipaul. Naipaul was awarded the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday night.
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