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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra's arrest harsh reminder that absurd, freedom-choking laws still used in democracy to curtail speech
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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra's arrest harsh reminder that absurd, freedom-choking laws still used in democracy to curtail speech

Earlier, when Abhijit had approached the Supreme Court for relief, he was denied bail and told jail was the "safest place" for him.

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra not booked for comments on rosogollas, but for vulgar statement about Odiya culture, says Odisha IGP
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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra not booked for comments on rosogollas, but for vulgar statement about Odiya culture, says Odisha IGP

Journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, in the midst of controversy over his remarks on Odisha's Konark Sun Temple, was arrested on Tuesday moments after he tendered an unconditional apology before a House Committee of the state Assembly.