Devanoor Mahadeva’s collection of articles Edege Bidda Akshara were released at a function organised by the Hassan district unit of the Dalit Sahitya Parishat and pro-Dalit organisations here on Sunday.
On the occasion, noted poet and critic M.S. Shekhar said that Devanoor Mahadeva had been one among the few who respond to every evil in society. “Throughout his literary career, he has responded to the sufferings he witnessed. He also criticised efforts to limit him as a writer of a particular community.”