Banned Books 2022 – Walking With the Comrades

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Removed from the curriculum at the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University in Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu, India). A complaint by Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), a student organization, lead a committee of academic deans and board of study members to recommend that the book be pulled from the curriculum. Walking with the Comrades is based on Roy’s visit to Maoist camps, and it had been a part of the university’s syllabus since 2017. The ABVP had threatened to take the matter to the central government is it was not addressed swiftly.

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Last updated

August 17, 2022