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Panel discussion on P Chidambaram's remarks over ban on 'The Satanic Verses'

Twenty-seven years after the Rajiv Gandhi government banned Salman Rushdie's controversial novel The Satanic Verses, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said it was "wrong." Chidambaram, who was a Minister of State for Home Affairs under Rajiv Gandhi from 1986-89, also said Indira Gandhi had in 1980 admitted imposing Emergency was a mistake. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards.

Nov 29, 2015, 20:48 PM IST