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BJP asks Cong to be tolerant after Chidambaram's remark on Rushdie book ban

BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli said Congress needs to be a little tolerant.

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- Chidambram claims that the ban on Salman Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was a mistake by Rajiv Gandhi Government.

- PM Modi to address the nation on 14th edition of Mann Ki Baat to be aired on AIR.

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How many years to correct the mistake: Salman Rushdie

 Hours after former Finance Minister P Chidambaram termed the ban on Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses" as wrong, the author today asked how many more years it would take to correct the "mistake".

Ban on Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi govt was a mistake: P Chidambaram

Ban on Salman Rushdie's 'The Satanic Verses' by Rajiv Gandhi govt was a mistake: P Chidambaram

The Rajiv Gandhi government had banned 'Satanic Verses' in October 1988. India was the first country to ban the book.