Saturday, February 21, 2009

The slipper that was to hit Arundhati Roy

Did most Indian dailies block this news?

A slipper was thrown at Arundhati Roy when she visited the Delhi University on February 13 was auctioned for Rs 101,000 on Thursday, Hindustan Times reported. Asif Kumar, a member of the Youth Unity for Vibrant Action, threw his slipper at the acclaimed author in protest against her statement that “Kashmir should be given to Pakistan”, an official of the student group told the newspaper.

What's your take on this auction?

1 comment:

Aditya Raj Kaul said...

Here is the take of the common Indian at this act of protest -

Not the post, but visit the comments.

Thanks :)


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