Swara Bhasker Javed Akhtar React On Salman Rushdie Attack In New York
Swara on Salman Rushdie Attack : Renowned author Salman Rushdie...
Swara on Salman Rushdie Attack : Renowned author Salman Rushdie has been murdered in New York. In this attack during an event, the attacker stabbed Salman Rushdie several times with a knife and also punched him. Salman was about to give a lecture in this program, for which he was present on the stage, but before the writer could start his lecture, the attacker stabbed Samlan Rushdie. The attacker was immediately taken into custody. Now in the meantime, reactions have also started coming on the attack on the author.
Film Abhinetri Swara Bhaskar has called the deadly attack on Salman Rushdie condemnable. Swara tweeted on her official Twitter handle and wrote, ‘My prayers for Salman Rushdie. Shameful, condemnable and cowardly attack! #SalmanRushdieStabbed
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) August 12, 2022
Apart from Swara Bhaskar, writer Javed Akhtar has also condemned the attack on Salman Rushdie. Tweeting on his Twitter handle, Javed wrote, “I condemn this barbaric attack on Salman Rushdie by some fundamentalists. I hope the New York police and court will take the strongest possible action against the attacker.”
I condemned the barbaric attack on Salman Rushdie by some fanatic. I hope that the NY police and the court will take the strongest action possible against the attacker.
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) August 12, 2022
According to New York Police, a suspect came on stage and attacked Salman Rushdie and his accompanying interviewer. Rushdie was stabbed in the neck after which he was taken by helicopter to the hospital. New York Governor Kathy Hochul has also come out on this matter. Kathy Hochul told that ‘he (Salman Rushdie) is alive and has been taken to a safe place. The event moderator was also attacked. He is getting the necessary care at the local hospital.
Let us tell you that Salman Rushdie, a British citizen of Indian origin, has been living in America for the last 20 years. Salman Rushdie has faced threats regarding his book ‘The Satanic Verses’. This book has been banned in Iran since 1988 because it has been accused of blasphemy against Islam. A reward was also placed on his head by the top Iranian leader.
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