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Salman Rushdie criticises Indian government’s handling of Delhi gang rape

The writer Sir Salman Rushdie has criticised the Indian government's handling of the aftermath of the gang rape in Delhi.

Mr Rushdie, who is in India to promote his latest film, told the BBC young people needed to demand change.

He told the BBC that mothers who raise their sons in a certain way needed to take responsibility too.

He spoke to the BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan in Mumbai.

  • 30 Jan 2013
  • From the section Asia
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