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Arundhati Roy: We are living through history as fake news

Arundhati Roy

By: Sarwar Alam

Booker Prize winning author and activist Arundhati Roy has expressed concern over what she fears are historical facts being manipulated in India, creating a form of fake news in the country. Speaking on the subject of freedom, the author of ‘The God of Small Things’ also spoke of the influences on her writing and how she viewed writing as a desire to bridge the gap between thought and language. “What we are living through now, maybe we can call it: history as fake news. There is a sort of Hindu-isation, the corporatisation of education and history,” she said during a…

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