History repeating itself

History is replete with examples of people in responsible positions doing the opposite and bringing ruin upon themselves & their future.

Only time (& perhaps, the courts) will prove this right( Courtesy: Express Buzz’s article: ‘Penguin fires David Davidar for getting fired up”)

Tamil Nadu-born David Davidar, who was regarded as a whizkid in the Indian publishing industry, has been asked to quit his job as president of Penguin Canada following a complaint of sexual harassment filed by a former rights and contracts director of the company.

The news has sent shock waves in the publishing world in India.

In his defence, David Davidar, in a brief statement has said:

I intend to defend the allegations vigorously in the courts, and I am certain that the truth will prevail

The TOI in its report on this issue begins the article as

An Indian publishing icon, known for his integrity and decency….

From Wikipedia:

Davidar is the author of the novel The House of Blue Mangoes , which was published in 2002. It was translated into 16 languages and was a New York Times Notable Book and a Book Sense Pick. His second novel, The Solitude of Emperors, was published in 2007 and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.