“Not only they were silent, famous writers like Sunil Ganguly and Shankha Ghosh appealed to Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, the then CM of West Bengal, to ban my book.”Though she expressed her concern over the growing intolerance in India, she said she was more worried about the societal pattern which showed a skewed view of secularism.
“They protest against the acts of Hindu fundamentalists and defend the heinous acts of Muslim fundamentalists.”Nasreen said that politicians appease Muslims for vote bank in India. She said that Muslims are given favours that agitated many Hindus.
“If Muslims were brutally persecuted in India, they would have left India for neighbouring Muslim countries like Hindu minorities have been leaving Bangladesh and Pakistan since Partition.”Calling those writers who have returned their awards as “grown-up-people”, she said it is up to them whether they want to return their awards or not.
It will release on October 28.
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