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In 2015, Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade, who professes "Deshivaad", a somewhat controversial literary theory that asserts that writers should look inward and resist globalisation, got into a spat with writer Salman Rushdie after he criticised Rushdie's literary works. Rushdie then wrote: "Grumpy old man. Just take your prize and say thank you nicely. I doubt you’ve even read the work you attack"

What "prize" was Rushdie referring to?

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This day last year: Q.1293

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