Sri Lankan author donates prize money to terrorism victims in Kashmir

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In a rare gesture, a Sri Lankan author, Anuk Arudpragasam, has announced to contribute a part of the prize money for victims of Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Anuk Ardupragasam who won the prestigious 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature in Dhaka on Saturday announced that he would donate the amount to organisations working for people in Kashmir.

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature is an international literary prize awarded annually to writers of any ethnicity or nationality writing about South Asia themes such as culture, politics, history, or people.

(Pakistan Observer)

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