Flogging the oft-quoted theory that the right can’t act and the left can’t write, Jnanpith Award-winning Kannada writer U.R. Anantha Murthy has been quoted in today’s Hindu as saying this:
“It is difficult to find even a single intellectual among right-wing forces. Similarly, it is not easy to find even a single collection of good poetry or a good novel from the right-wing stable.
“The right wing failed in developing the thinking process that is pluralistic in nature.
“There are many intellectuals among the Left-wing forces and there are fine literary works from them because of their unbridled thought process.”
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