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Stop proposed ban to the entry of Swedish author Jan Myrdal to India.

The Indian govt. has decided to ban any future visits of world famous Swedish scholar Jan Myrdal to India, for his support for the people’s movements in India. Recently the Ministry of State for Home Affairs, Jitender Singh made the statement in parliament that any future visit of Mr. Jan Myrdal will be completely banned as he has been found guilty of ‘advising’ the CPI (Maoist) and doing propaganda on their behalf.
The proposed ban on Myrdal therefore is nothing but one more fascist stranglehold over voices of dissent and protests. It is just another effort by the Indian ruling class to muffle strong voices of critiques.

The progressive and democratic forces in India and the rest of the world must raise their voices to oppose such a fascist tactic by the Indian government. The proposed ban on Jan Myrdal must be withdrawn with immediate effect.

 

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