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Taslima speaks

Mohua Das of The Telegraph had a brief chat with Taslima Nasreen on Sunday evening.

Q: Have you heard from the Bengal government'

A: No.

Q: The government has assured you protection…

A: They have not conveyed any such thing to me.

Q: Where are you now'

A: I canít tell you.

Q: What about returning to Calcutta'

A: I want to return to Calcutta. Iím spending each moment waiting to return.

Q: When will you return'

A: I donít know but Iím confident I will be able to.

Q: Are you scared there might be trouble if you return'

A: (She did not answer)

Q: Any message to the people of Calcutta'

A: I only want to say that I want to return to Calcutta and am confident that I will be able to live there peacefully again.

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