Pooja Sareen, Student, Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication

Though Salman Rushdie’s visit to Rajasthan for the Jaipur Literature Festival remains a question but Indian Government is picking up all possible steps for the safety of Rushdie if he visits India.

Salman Rushdie’s visit to the festival still remains a mystery but it is expected that he may turn-up to India on any day from January20 to January24.

Rushdie is facing trouble due to his comments on Prophet Mohammed in his book “The Satanic Verses” due to this Maulana Abul Qasim Nomani, the vice-chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband also demanded centre that Rushdie should be prohibited to get visa to India. Rushdie is also asked to apologize for his comments but response to it has been made.

Visit of Salman still remains a question but the Union Home Ministry has asked Delhi and Rajasthan to take all possible measures to prevent any possible communal disturbance which may be caused due to his visit to India.

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