India condemns the attack on Salman Rushdie. India News – Times of India

New Delhi: In his first reaction to the author’s stabbing Salman RushdieIndia on Thursday condemned the “horrific attack” and wished him a speedy recovery.
Rushdie was stabbed in the neck and torso at the Chautauqua Institution New York On 12 August he had gone to deliver a lecture.
“India has always stood against violence and extremism. We condemn the horrific attack on Salman Rushdie and wish him a speedy recovery,” a State Department spokesperson said. Arindam Bagchi said in his weekly media briefing.