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MP government offers shelter to Taslima

Taking cue from Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh government has offered controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen a safe stay in the state.

india Updated: Nov 29, 2007 16:09 IST

Taking cue from Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh government has offered controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen a safe stay in the state, asserting that she would be protected and her honour secured.

"If she (Taslima) wishes to stay in Madhya Pradesh, the government is ready to ensure her safety, security and honour, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told reporters.

He was replying to queries on what was his government's stand on Taslima, who is facing the ire of minority fundamentalists.