'All majoritarian groups feel emboldened. Many fascist groups in the nation desire to suppress free thought and expression. Thiruchencode has become a laboratory. What happens here will affect writers across the nation.'
Perumal Murugan raised a storm two years ago by ‘committing literary suicide’ in a Facebook post, as his book One-Part Woman was attacked by caste-Hindu groups. Here he talks about Jallikattu and the writer’s relationship with everyday politics.