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How many years to correct mistake, Salman Rushdie asks about 'Satanic Verses' ban

Nov 29, 2015    

New Delhi:Hours after former finance minister P Chidambaram described the ban on Salman Rushdies book The Satanic Verses in India as wrong, the author asked how many more years it would take to correct the mistake.Rushdies remarks was prompted by Chidambarams admission on Saturday that the Rajiv Gandhi governments decision to ban the controversial novel was a mistake.Chidambaram, who was minister of state home affairs when the ban was imposed in October 1988, had said at the Delhi Times LitFest on Friday that he had no hesitation in saying that the ban on Salman Rushdies book was wrong.Rushdie...

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