Censorship Issues – Censor Board, Banning films, etc

If you don’t like a book, throw it away, says HC

  1. News: The Madras High Court upheld freedom of expression, as it delivered a verdict refusing to ban Madhorubhagan, a fictional work written by Perumal Murugan
  2. Context: The local community and right wing organisations have been demanding to ban the novel, based on events at Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu
  3. The HC said that the choice is with the reader, who could always opt not to read a book
  4. The HC also observed that though literary tastes may vary, the right to write should be unhindered
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