September 28, 2023


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What Congress Allegedly Found Offensive in Sonia Gandhi Book: Foreign Media

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the red sariFive years ago, the release in India of “The Red Sari,” about the president of the then-governing Indian National Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi, was unthinkable. Ms Gandhi was considered by some the de facto prime minister of the country, and her loyalists were incensed by the book’s contents, which they said were riddled with lies. They burned effigies of its Spanish author, Javier Moro, in Delhi’s streets, and, according to the Spanish publisher, lawyers representing the Gandhi family threatened a lawsuit.

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