Mohua Das of The Telegraph had a brief chat with Taslima Nasreen on Sunday evening.
Q: Have you heard from the Bengal government'
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.