Women are being silenced both in life and writing,said noted novelist Chandramathy.
She was inaugurating the ‘sharing of experience by writers’ session in the South Indian Women Writer’s collective at Malayalam University on Thursday.
“We are living in a society where protests are being turned futile.
When my first story was published,mother burst into tears.
And faced,overcame the ridicules of the society. Characters came in search of writers.Will continue as a writer until the unknown hands are stay within.”-she said.
“Writing is an outward journey in fantasy world”,said writer and activist P. Geetha.
Rural experience and teenage enthusiasm molded the writer in me.”-she added.
I am still a writer without confidence.”-said writer Dr.Khadeeja Mumtaz.
“Ritualistic religion is always a prison.Writing has been achieved by fighting.I have pity on men who are the victims of a male-dominated society.You must have a mind to say matters openly,if you feel it is right.”
Kannada writer R.L.Meera opined that the equation between men and women is being formulated on the basis of power.
Young poet Bindu Krishna said it is high time to avoid judging literary works on the basis of linking the writers personal life.
Kannada writer H.S.Anupama,Tamil writers K.V.Shailaja,Dr.T.Vijayalakshmi,Dr.Jayantha Sree Balakrishnan were among the speakers