Vikram Seth blames elections for Salman Rushdie episode

"A writer was not even allowed to address a video conferencing. He was not even allowed to speak on his book that was banned in 1988. Frankly speaking, this is madness,' Seth said, while inaugurating the Kolkata Literary Meet on Thursday evening at the 36th International Kolkata Book Fair venue.

kolkata Updated: Jan 26, 2012 20:57 IST
Hindustan Times

First Published: Jan 26, 2012 18:50 IST