TITLE

Rushdie dismisses criticism by 'Modi Toadies'

PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Day After;10/13/2015, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the response of Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie, who came under attack for backing authors protesting against rising intolerance in India, to the criticism by Modi Toadies, pointing out his decision not to support the political party but be against thuggish violence. Topics include the barrage of hate messages following his tweet in support of Nayantara Sahgal and the decision of 21 authors to return their awards given by the Sahitya Akademi.
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110344984

 

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