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Delhi HC response on outcry over Khurshid book should be the go-to template against ban culture

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The Delhi High Court’s response to a petition on the outcry over Salman Khurshid’s book should become the go-to template for similar calls across a polarised and easily offended India. ‘If your sentiments are hurt, read something else’ is a sensible and practical counter to the prevailing culture of bans.

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