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What Aditya Thackeray Should Read

What Aditya Thackeray Should Read
What Aditya Thackeray Should Read
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1970-01-01T05:30:00+05:30

Jyoti Punwani has some suggestions in the DNA:

The entire episode concerning the withdrawal of Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey is rich in irony. The man who has made abuse his personal style statement, objects to bad language in a literary work prescribed as a text for 18-year-olds! Even as he railed against the “dirty words’’ in the book, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray dug into his own repertoire of invective to describe his political rivals. The words used include “eunuch’’ and “impotent’’, along with trademark references to lungis falling, and finally, his special word of abuse for Muslims, landya (circumcised), the use of which, according to Sena mouthpiece Saamna, brought the house down every time.

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