Soft on Naxals?

IN Media Watch Briefs | 20/10/2009

What is it about a discussion on Naxalism that draws out so much aggression in our TV anchors? On the 20th evening Arundhati Roy and and Gladson Dungdung from Jharkhand were at the receiving end of Rajdeep Sardesai and Suhasini Haidar on CNN IBN attacking them for being soft on Naxal violence. When they were finally able to make themselves heard they had perfectly rational counter arguments to offer on the core issues.

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