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Penguin Decided To withdraw a Book entitled ‘ The Hindus: An Alternative History ‘
Penguin India, the publisher of book entitled ” The Hindus: An Alternative History¬† ” on 11 February agreed to withdraw the book from the Indian market. This book is written by Wendy Doniger, an American Scholar and Indologist. The decision was made by the publisher following a legal wrangle against it.The decision was made between the publisher and Delhi based complainant organisation called Shiksha Bachao Andolan, who moved to court alleging distortion aimed at denigrating Hindu traditions. The organisation has found that the book is insulting Hindus.


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