Jaipur Literature Festival

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Bigotry. Intolerance. Censorship. Not words that you would normally associate with a literature festival. Yet, over the last six days at the Jaipur Literature Festival, they've dominated panel discussions, been whispered during readings, and littered furious debates around tea stalls.
India's seventh annual Jaipur Literature Festival was embroiled in controversy even before its official kickoff on Friday