Saturday, May 08, 2010

Who are these three intellectuals?

"Post PC order, police zero in on 3 intellectuals", screams a headline in today's The Indian Express, Kolkata edition.

The report states,"After the Union Home Ministry issued a circular stating that intellectuals showing sympathy and allegiance to the Maooists could be arrested under the Unlawful(Preventive)Activities Act, the state police and intelligence agencies have zeroed in on three intellectuals from the state."

The report does not mention their names.

So the Arundhati Roy article impact begins at last.

I wonder who they could be. Mahasweta Devi, the noted writer-activist could be one. Sujato Bhadra, secretary, Association for prevention of Democratic Rights, might be another. I can't get around to even guessing the third one.Would it be Bibhas Chakrabarty, the playwright-actor?

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