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A book launch gone wrong: Indian activist Sudheendra Kulkarni hit by Shiv Sena ink attack

384580-pti-sudheendra-kulkarni-ink-attack-edFar-right Hindu nationalists in Mumbai have doused the head of an Indian think-tank in black ink in protest at the launch of a book by a former Pakistani foreign minister.

The Shiv Sena party said the ink attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni was a form of “peaceful protest” against Pakistan.

The party later cancelled a planned protest at the launch of Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s book amid an outcry.

Mr Kulkarni called the incident “an attack on democracy”

He was later admitted to hospital to have the ink removed.

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