Banned Books 2012 – Bhagavad-Gita As It Is

Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.


A Russian court has dismissed a call to ban an edition of the Hindu holy book in a case that triggered protests in India. The commentary, not the text itself, was the cause for scrutiny, according to prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk who wanted the edition to be ruled “extremist.” The Russian translation of the book was at risk of being placed on the Federal List of Extremist Materials, which bans more than 1,000 texts, including Mein Kampf and publications by the Jehovah’s Witness and Scientology movements.

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A Banned book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
A Challenged book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.

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Last updated

July 25, 2012