India sadly lost today the Indian origin Nobel Prize winner V S Naipaul and since the news of the writer demised come, just social site and internet flooded with some grief and condolences message for the late author, V S Naipaul.
Narendra Modi, the honorable Prime Minister of India on Sunday condoled the death of the VS Naipaul, the Nobel laureate, who shared ancestral roots with India.
Sir VS Naipaul will be remembered for his extensive works, which covered diverse subjects ranging from history, culture, colonialism, politics and more. His passing away is a major loss to the world of literature. Condolences to his family and well wishers in this sad hour.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 12, 2018
In London, England, Naipaul, 85, breathed his last in his own home on the last Saturday.
Adding that Naipaul’s death is a “major loss to the world of literature,” Modi extended his condolences and grief to his family.
V S Naipaul: 10 Quotes Of This Nobel Laureate/ PM Modi Show Grief On His Demised
“Sir V S Naipaul will be remembered for his extensive works, which covered diverse subjects ranging from history, culture, colonialism, politics and more,” he wrote on Twitter.
Sad to learn of the passing of V.S. Naipaul whose books are an penetrative exploration of faith, colonialism and the human condition, in his home in the Caribbean and beyond. A loss for the world of letters and for the broader school of Indo-Anglian literature #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) August 12, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind, the President also expressed his condolences and writes on his official page of the micro-blogging site, saying he was saddened to learn about the sudden demised of Naipaul, “whose books are a penetrative exploration of faith, colonialism and the human condition, in his home in the Caribbean and beyond”.
Nirmala Sitharaman, the Defence Minister, said whether one agrees or disagrees with him, Naipaul wrote beautiful prose. The world of words has lost an “artful master”, she penned on her official page of the social media account, twitter.
Born as Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, was widely known as, Sir Vidia was born in 1932 in Chaguanas on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, to a family.
Agree or disagree with him, Naipaul wrote beautiful prose. Sad, he is no more. The world of words loses an artful master. https://t.co/6gFj7rm2q9
— Nirmala Sitharaman (@nsitharaman) August 12, 2018
The family of him was come and settles in abroad in the 1880s, though they were originally from India.
In 2001, He won the Nobel Prize for his writing and literature. He was mostly prominent for his novels like “A Bend in the River” and “A House for Mr. Biswas.”
1). It was a good place for getting lost in, a city no one ever knew, a city explored from the neutral heart outward, until after many years, it defined itself into a jumble of clearings separated by stretches of the unknown, through which the narrowest of paths had been cut. V. S. Naipaul
2). To be converted you have to destroy your past, destroy your history. You have to stamp on it, you have to say ‘my ancestral culture does not exist, it doesn’t matter.’ V. S. Naipaul
3). An autobiography can distort; facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies: it reveals the writer totally. V. S. Naipaul
4). Writers should provoke disagreement. V. S. Naipaul
5). There are two ways of talking. One is the easy way, where you talk lightly, and the other one is the considered way. The considered way is what I have put my name to. V. S. Naipaul
6). The reason is that they define how I have gone about my business. I have trusted intuition. I did it at the beginning. I do it even now. I have no idea how things might turn out, where in my writing I might go next. V. S. Naipaul
7). The world outside existed in a kind of darkness, and we inquired about nothing. V. S. Naipaul
8). The longer I live the more convinced I become that one of the greatest honors we can confer on other people is to see them as they are, to recognize not only that they exist, but that they exist in specific ways and have specific realities. V. S. Naipaul
9). I still think it’s really quite wonderful when I read a sentence of mine and it has that quality of lastingness. V. S. Naipaul
10). Some writers can only deal with childhood experience because it’s complete. For another kind of writer, life goes on, and he’s able to keep processing that as well. V. S. Naipaul
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