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Natwar Singh said that though he doesn't favour banning books, keeping law and order of India then in mind, it was the right decision Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' is one of the great novels of the 20th century but the decision to ban 'The Satanic Verses' was taken for law and order reasons, Singh asserted Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini had issued a fatwa against Rushdie and called for his death after the release of the book in 1988
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen was forced out of her country as her writings were interpreted to be against Islam Salman had a fatwa issued against him by Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini He was stabbed repeatedly by an unknown assailant at a lecture at New York's Chautauqua Institution
Salman Rushdie has been attacked in New York. Salman Rushdie was on his way to deliver a lecture in New York and in the meantime an attacker stabbed him several times with a knife. New York Police has also taken the attacker into custody. In the latest, information is that Salman Rushdie has been taken to the hospital via helicopter.