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Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

These “terms” & “conditions” contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as this “Website”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website ( and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website, if you have any objection to any of these Terms and Conditions.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

Sahitya Akademi and/or its subsidiaries or successors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, and all such rights are reserved. You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website. Sahitya Akademi, an autonomous organization working under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is the absolute owner of this website.

3. Restrictions

You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any material contained in this website ( in any media;

  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any of this Website’s material;

  • publicly performing and/or showing any of this Website material;

  • using this Website in any way that is, or may be, damaging to Sahitya Akademi or this website (;

  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;

  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to the Website or its owners, Sahitya Akademi or Government of India;

  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website, or while using this Website;

  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing;

Any user ID and password you may have been provided for accessing certain areas of this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information. On violation of confidentiality, Sahitya Akademi reserves the right to restrict your access to one or more areas of this website.

4. Meaning of Content

In these Terms and Conditions, “Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material that Sahitya Akademi has put on display on this Website.

5. Limitation of liability

In no event shall Sahitya Akademi nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, and Sahitya Akademi, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

6. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

7. Variation of Terms

Sahitya Akademi reserves the right to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website.

8. Governing Law & Jurisdiction

Any dispute arising out of the contents of this website can be settled only in the courts in the jurisdiction of Delhi / NCR and not elsewhere.

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