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JLF controversy: Unfortunate but necessary?

Controversial author Salman Rushdie's video conference at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur has been called off finally after much flip flop over it in Jaipur. Organisers say that it is an unfortunate but a necessary decision. Many authors at the Jaipur Literary Festival feel that it is indeed shameful that freedom of expression has been curtailed. Tell us what you think.

india Updated: Jan 24, 2012 17:10 IST
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Controversial author Salman Rushdie's video conference at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur has been called off finally after much flip flop over it in Jaipur. Organisers say that it is an unfortunate but a necessary decision. Many authors at the Jaipur Literary Festival feel that it is indeed shameful that freedom of expression has been curtailed. Tell us what you think.

First Published: Jan 24, 2012 17:09 IST