Cops seek footage of Rushdie debate

Rajasthan police has asked the organisers of the literature festival the footage of the session in which noted writer  Hari Kunzuru and Amitava Kumar read out extracts from the banned book of Salman Rushdie’s “Satanic Verses”.

Additional Commissioner Biju George Joseph said: “We sought the footage to verify the facts whether the section of the texts the authors read constitute an offence  or not.”

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