My Book Was Pro Hindu. The people Who Had Attacked Me Hadn’t Read It’: Wendy Doniger
The American scholastic Wendy Doniger has been a standard guest to India since the mid 1960s when she came as a youthful examination understudy to spend a year.
Her letters kept in touch with her folks at the time have quite recently been distributed as An American Girl in India, a beguiling record of her visit in another country. She portrays a considerable lot of her impressions at the time as ‘dull’ yet they given a smart thought of what India was at that point.
However, Doniger, whose books on Indian practices are exceptionally respected, turned into a famous name when her book The Hindus: An Alternative History was gone after by numerous who guaranteed that she had criticized the religion. The book was ultimately removed by Penguin India in 2014. From that point forward she has not had the option to visit India.
“I’m old, yet additionally I am don’t know of whether a scorn of court charge against me actually holds,” she shares with Sidharth Bhatia in a digital recording.
“A ton of irate individuals in India could do without me,” she adds. She keeps two documents – of “disdain endlessly mail from the people who preferred the book” She says she misses India, her companions and furthermore the “scents of India”. In the webcast she additionally discusses how India has changed, how there is “less cordiality towards outsiders than prior.”