ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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New Bearings for Rail Bhavan

February 15, 1969 Chalapathi has said that he had "refused" the award in 1967 but had "allowed" himself to be persuaded to accept it in 1968. And he added; "I have regretted my decision since then. I see no point in carrying the burden of a distinction which I may not deserve and which is meaningless to me as an incentive." Chalapathi has added that in his opinion journalists, especially active journalists, should not seek or accept recognition of a kind "which might be even a remote encroachment on their freedom in a sphere of many dimensions in which distinction cannot be defined".

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