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What a Shame, no Rushdie at literature festival

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband and other groups objected to Rushdie’s visit on the grounds that his 1988 novel The Satanic Verses, banned in India, had hurt Muslim sentiments. HT reports. Jaipur Literature Festival special| VOTE: Has India been embarrassed? |Read: Rushdie's full statement | Video | Satanic Verses reading halted | No show

books Updated: Jan 21, 2012 10:53 IST
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First Published: Jan 21, 2012 00:47 IST