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Shripal Sabnis


Pune: Stopped from attending literary meet in Belgaum, Marathi authors flay ‘dictatorial’ Karnataka govt

January 14, 2020 4:10 am

Sabnis said the group of over 30 Marathi authors and poets from Pune, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur were on their way to Indalhod village in Belgaum to attend the ‘Marathi Sahitya Sammelan’ Sunday when police stopped them at the inter-state border.

There must be cultural exchange between countries, no restriction on movement of artistes across the globe: Shripal Sabnis

January 22, 2016 3:35 am

At the Idea Exchange at the Express office in Pune, Shripal Sabnis, president of the 89th Akhil Bharatiya Sahitya Sammelan, whose anti-PM remarks created controversy a fortnight ago, once again spoke his mind — batting for freedom of speech.

Pune literary meet: Fadnavis bats for ‘tolerant India’, skips Sabnis speech

January 17, 2016 4:24 am

Speaker after speaker spoke less about literature and more about farmer suicides in Maharashtra and “rising intolerance” in the country.

Marathi author Shripal Sabnis 'regrets' anti-Modi remark

January 14, 2016 2:10 am

Author Shripal Sabnis hastened to clarify that he has expressed regret and not tendered a public apology as certain quarters were demanding.

BJP drops agitation plan against Shripal Sabnis

January 14, 2016 12:38 am

This follows the “regret” expressed by Sabnis in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP files complaint against Sabnis for remarks on PM Modi

January 08, 2016 5:32 am

BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Amar Sable even went to the extent of saying that Sabnis’s effigy would be paraded on a donkey for his remarks.

Author claims death threat after PM Modi remarks

January 03, 2016 5:06 am

Shripal Sabnis, president of the 18th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sammelan, files police complaint, says won’t apologise.