How fanatics got to know of my visit, questions Taslima

How fanatics got to know of my visit, questions Taslima

How fanatics got to know of my visit, questions Taslima
A couple of days after Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen had to return from Aurangabad following protests by activists of the Owaisi brothers-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, the celebrated and controversial writer, who faces a threat to her life, on Monday questioned as to how her programme schedule was leaked and reached the public domain.

On Saturday night, the 54-year-old Nasreen landed at the Chikalthana Airport on a flight from Mumbai, however, in view of the protests and slogans of "Taslima Go Back", she was made to return the next flight. The protests were led by Imtiaz Jaleel, the AIMIM legislator from the Aurangabad central constituency.

According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (zone-II) Rahul Shrirame of Aurangabad Police, the author was advised to return to which she agreed.

On Monday, Nasreen took to Twitter to pose the question and express surprise over the incident. "I had a dream to visit Ellora and Ajanta caves.  Can't believe it was not possible in the largest democracy in the world. Nobody but security police in Aurangabad was informed about my itinerary & hotel booking. I wonder how fanatics got to know everything!", she tweeted.

Nasreen, an author and former physician who has been living in exile since 1994. ?Now she spends her time in India, Europe and the United States. When in India, Nasreen generally lives in Delhi as she is barred from both West Bengal as well as home country, Bangladesh.
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