RIL sends notice to Gas Wars authors


It warns of legal action if the sale of the book is not stopped immediately: The Hindu

gas_warsReliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) and its chairman, Mukesh Ambani, have issued a legal notice to the authors and the distributors of the book Gas Wars: Crony Capitalism and the Ambanis. The book, launched on Tuesday, details the alleged irregularities in the fixing of natural-gas prices.

Mr. Ambani and the group headed by him served the notice, through a law firm, on the lead author, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, and co-authors, Subir Ghosh and Jyotirmay Chaudhury, alleging that the book defamed them. The e-book distributors also have been served notice, warning of legal action if the sale of the book was not stopped immediately and its copies not destroyed immediately. The notice also demands an unconditional apology.

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