The year that was — India
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The year began on a rather ominous note with Salman Rushdie being shut out of the Jaipur Literature Festival in January. Keeping an eye on votes in the then ongoing Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress government ‘betrayed its (India’s) heritage of providing sanctuary to persecuted individuals and ideas’. Photo: PTI
The year began on a rather ominous note with Salman Rushdie being shut out of the Jaipur Literature Festival in January. Keeping an eye on votes in the then ongoing Uttar Pradesh polls, the Congress government ‘betrayed its (India’s) heritage of providing sanctuary to persecuted individuals and ideas’. Photo: PTI
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