Insights Daily Debates: Day – 69
29 October 2015
Writers and Scientists Returning Awards – Do You Support this Form of Protest?
Will returning awards help address issues of communalism and intolerance? Some suggest that writers or scientists should return Padma awards given by government instead of awards given by institutions that function independently. Does it matter? Some ask why these intellectuals didn’t protest earlier. Why not support when they are finally protesting?