Jaipur Lit Fest: After Islamist groups, event faces threat from RSS, BJP

CNN-IBN | Jan 21, 2013 at 04:00pm


Jaipur: After a few Islamist groups threatened the organisers of Jaipur Literature Festival against allowing the four authors who had read out passages from Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses at the event in 2012, sources in the Rajasthan police said that members of the BJP and the RSS in the state were opposing the participation in the event by seven Pakistani authors.

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