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CPI-M unimpressed with Taslima's decision

December 03, 2007 23:04 IST

The Communist Party of India � Marxist on Monday appeared unimpressed with Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's [Images] decision to withdraw controversial lines from her autobiography.

In reply to a question on the party's view on Nasreen's step, Left Front chairman in West Bengal Biman Bose said, "It is for the people to decide but she has written not just one book, but many books."

Bose, who was criticised recently for speaking out against Nasreen staying in West Bengal, declined to comment further on the issue.

Nasreen had on Friday issued a statement saying that she was withdrawing three controversial pages from her autobiographical novel Dwikhandito as they had evoked strong protests from "a section of people in India".

Her other autobiographical works are 'Amar Meyebela (My girlhood)', 'Utal Hawa (Gusty wind)', 'Sei Sob Andhakar (Those dark days)', 'Ami Bhalo Nei, Tumi Bhalo Theko Desh

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