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Debate Rushdie row turns ugly 2

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Published on Feb 13, 2012

A fresh row broke out today over Salman Rushdie with the Rajasthan government saying it will not allow the controversial author's proposed video link address to the Jaipur Literature Festival without its permission adding uncertainty to this event. As the controversy over the India-born novelist continued to dog the Festival for the fourth day, four authors who read out passages from his banned book "Satanic Verses" and three of the organisers were named in a complaint in a Jaipur court seeking directions to police to lodge FIRs and probe the matter. TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami debates the issue with Mahesh Jethmalani,Senior Lawyer and Leader, BJP, Kamal Farooqui, Member Muslim Law Board & SP Leader, Shobhaa De, Author & Columnist, Suhel Seth, Managing Partner Counselage, Dr Tasleem Ahmad Rahmani, President, Muslim Political Council of India, Prem Shankar Jha, Senior Journalist and Chetan Bhagat, Author.

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