Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
keyboard_arrow_down
Login
exit_to_app
Women and girls need to be safe
access_time 2021-01-15T15:08:45+05:30
Another Trump impeachment
access_time 2021-01-15T11:16:29+05:30
Covid 19 spread
access_time 2021-01-14T15:40:30+05:30
Freezing the Centre or the farmer protest?
access_time 2021-01-14T12:55:08+05:30
DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
Anti-Conversion Law: A law meant for abuse
access_time 2021-01-12T13:56:35+05:30
Syed Shahriyaar
access_time 2021-01-05T19:08:46+05:30
Reading A week in the life of Svitlana
access_time 2020-12-23T12:06:42+05:30
Hum Dekhenge- One year of Anti-CAA protests
access_time 2020-12-22T17:35:06+05:30
The French Fanatic and the Fanatic Fringe
access_time 2020-11-02T15:56:00+05:30
exit_to_app
Novelist KR Meera declines varsity board of studies membership
cancel

Kottayam: Award winning novelist and noted author KR Meera has said that she declines to assume her role as member of Board of Studies in Mahatma Gandhi University, as she is busy with novel-writing and translation work.

She explained that ever since she switched to a full-time writing career, her decision has been to not accept any posts of state or central governments made as a political nomination, and would stick to that stand in future too.

Therefore, she said in her Facebook post addressing her friends in the media, she has conveyed her resignation from the yet-to-be-intimated appointment to the Board of Studies, which she has not applied for either. Meera added that she has written to the Vice Chancellor of the university to this effect.

Although there was an invitation from the University to become a member on the Board of Studies, there has not been any subsequent letter or email, and she has not so far received any money in this regard. If there was any political interference in the matter, she would never accept such postings. Her clarification comes in the wake of an allegation that the writer was appointed to the board bypassing rules and procedures.

Her Facebook post also states that although she had been offered several official posts by the right and left fronts, she had insisted on not accepting any political nominations.

Show Full Article
TAGS:Novelist KR Meera declines varsity board appointment 
Next Story