[Reader-list] Arundhati Roy 'uncomfortable' to condemn violence!

A.K. Malik akmalik45 at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 6 09:56:41 IST 2010

Dear Mr Kaul,
               In the TV visuals the embarrassment was writ large on the faces of the sympatizers. May be once taken sides, they seem to be scared to go against the Maoists.Such people need more condemnation than the ordinary mortals.


--- On Fri, 3/5/10, Aditya Raj Kaul <kauladityaraj at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Aditya Raj Kaul <kauladityaraj at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Reader-list] Arundhati Roy 'uncomfortable' to condemn violence!
> To: "sarai list" <reader-list at sarai.net>
> Date: Friday, March 5, 2010, 11:33 PM
> *Debate: Sympathisers looking
> uncomfortable*
> *Courtesy: Times Now*
> Last evening, Maoist terrorists shot a rape victim who went
> to lodge a
> complaint against them. They even murdered a poor factory
> worker because his
> owner refused to pay a ramsom. Today, Maoists sympathizers
> held a press
> conference in New Delhi against the government's 'Operation
> Greenhunt', and
> when confronted with direct questions on Maoist terror, the
> defence was weak
> to say the least. They give unconvincing replies on Maoist
> violence.
> TIMES NOW Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami debates the issue
> of ideology of the
> Maoists and Maoist sympathisers avoiding pointed questions
> with Dilip
> Simeon, Writer and Research Scholar; Praveen Swami,
> Associate Editor, 'The
> Hindu' and Sumit Chakravartty Editor, 'Mainstream'.
> Link -
> http://www.timesnow.tv/Debate-Sympathisers-looking-uncomfortable-1/videoshow/4339945.cms
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