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“I suppose I am seen as a variant of the virus now,” Kamra wrote in a tweet, adding a word about Munawar Faruqui, another stand-up artist who was forced to “quit” his career after all 12 of his shows in the past two months were cancelled.
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
"This is deplorable. Stifling freedom of expression takes many forms but threatening a stand-up comedian's venue is petty and shameful," Shashi Tharoor tweeted.
Comedian Munawar Faruqui who was arrested on January 1 for jokes allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments said ‘he's done' after his 12 shows got cancelled in two months.