Author Salman Rushdie's controversial video address to the Jaipur Literary Festival in India was cancelled Tuesday.
- Rushdie was disappointed for not being able to speak to his audience at the Jaipur Literary festival. He tweeted:
Rushdie spoke to an Indian television station earlier Tuesday. You can watch that here.
- Many well-known Indian authors come to the Jaipur Literary Festival.
- Many commentators, authors and politicians have weighed in on the debate.
- Shabhaa De is an Indian author, she tweeted:
- The Washington Post covered the story. Read more:
- Veteran BBC India correspondent and author's views on the Rushdie controversy:
- The New York Times reported:
- In 1998, Rushdie wrote to the then Prime Minister of India. He wrote an open letter in the New York Times:
- What's the controversy all about? The LA Times published this blog a few days ago.