Poet from Jharkhand bags Sahitya Akademi award for poem with universal appeal – Countercurrents
For decades in India, the Adivasi identity has been appropriated and exploited for political and economic gains.The diverse culture of tribal people in the country has been commodified, packaged and labelled with an umbrella-term, which does little to help their cause. At the same time, the mainstream media and literary discourse has largely ignored Adivasi literature. But that is beginning[Read More...]