Mamata Banerjee ordered police to block my arrival at Kolkata-Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie,the controversial author of  ‘Satanic Verses’ was scheduled to visit Kolkata to promote the movie ‘Midnight’s Children’ which is based on his book,along with actor Rahul Bose and film maker Deepa Mehta but had to cancel his visit after few muslim organizations opposed his arrival in the city.However,Salman Rusdie has tweeted that it was the chief minister of Bengal, Mamata Banerjee,who herself had asked the Kolkata Police to block his arrival. He has alleged that the city cops had warned the organizers about a protest planned against Rushdie’s visit.

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Salman Rushdie-Mamata asked Kolkata Police to block his arrival

One response on “Mamata Banerjee ordered police to block my arrival at Kolkata-Salman Rushdie

  1. vishalrathod76

    Poor Guy has to face lot of threats every where he goes. Freedom of expression here is a crime in democratic and secular country like ours .

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