• Welcome to Tamil Brahmins forums.

    You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our Free Brahmin Community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

    If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Summons to writer Joe D’ Cruz

  • Thread starter V.Balasubramani
  • Start date
Not open for further replies.



Summons to writer Joe D’ Cruz

He had allegedly portrayed fishermen, Christianity, priests and nuns in bad light in his novel Korkai

After writer Perumal Murugan, it is now the turn of Tamil writer Joe D’ Cruz to face the wrath of his community for writing a work of fiction about them.

Sahitya Academy award-winning novel Korkai released in 2009 has landed Mr. D’Cruz in legal trouble.

On a complaint alleging that the novel had portrayed fishermen, Christianity, priests and nuns in bad light, the Judicial

Magistrate-II of Thoothukudi has issued a summons directing him to appear before the court on June 12.

“He has written as if promiscuity is prevalent among fisherwomen. His portrayal of Catholic priests and nuns has offended the faith. It caused me and others who have read the novel pain and anguish,” said V. Alangara Bharathavar, general secretary of the Meenavar Viduthalai Iyakkam in Thoothukudi.

Read more at: Summons to writer Joe D? Cruz - The Hindu
Not open for further replies.
Thank you for visiting TamilBrahmins.com

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.

We depend on advertising to keep our content free for you. Please consider whitelisting us in your ad blocker so that we can continue to provide the content you have come here to enjoy.

Alternatively, consider upgrading your account to enjoy an ad-free experience along with numerous other benefits. To upgrade your account, please visit the account upgrades page

You can also donate financially if you can. Please Click Here on how you can do that.

I've Disabled AdBlock    No Thanks