Historian faces expulsion: Are we an intolerant democracy?

PUBLISHED ON: April 2, 2012 | Duration: 18 min, 23 sec

  
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After a furore over his controversial biography on spiritual leader and nationalist Sri Aurobindo, well-known American historian Peter Heehs faces the prospect of being asked to leave India. Even as the government mulls the extension of his visa, we debate if this incident is yet another example of a serious threat to the freedom of speech and expression in the country.

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