Rushdie in India NPR''s Michael Sullivan reports from New Delhi that a Muslim leader in India is rallying the faithful to oppose the return to India of British writer Salman Rushdie. The controversy erupted when the government of India granted Rushdie a visa. Rushdie, who was born in India, at one time faced death threats because of his work, "Satanic Verses," which Muslim leaders called insulting and blasphemous.
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Rushdie in India

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Rushdie in India

Rushdie in India

Rushdie in India

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NPR''s Michael Sullivan reports from New Delhi that a Muslim leader in India is rallying the faithful to oppose the return to India of British writer Salman Rushdie. The controversy erupted when the government of India granted Rushdie a visa. Rushdie, who was born in India, at one time faced death threats because of his work, "Satanic Verses," which Muslim leaders called insulting and blasphemous.