85th Kannada Sahithya Sammelana concludes in Kalaburagi

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85th Kannada Sahithya Sammelana concludes in Kalaburagi

85th Kannada Sahithya Sammelana concludes in Kalaburagi

Bhavana S   ¦    Feb 08, 2020 11:41:10 AM (IST)

85th Kannada Sahithya Sammelana concludes in Kalaburagi-1Kalaburagi: The three-day Kannada Sahithya Sammelana in Kalaburagi has concluded. On the final day, sammelana president H S Venkatesha Murthy batted for an undivided India.

He also stated that an effort shall be made to clear the air on the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

Making a reference to renowned economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's statements, he said that the concept of India must be "inclusive".

"It is the responsibility of one and all to realise the dream of Gandhiji and Ambedkar," he stated.

Murthy, who was attacked on day one for his pro-Sanskrit statement, said that there are three influential women, Sita and Urmila from the Ramayana and Droupadi from the Mahabharata. "Sita is the most exploited woman in our mythology," he said.

He also made it clear that a poet is not answerable to the government. "A poet writes what he likes. He need not answer to the government," he said.