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My fight will continue: Taslima Nasreen

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Thrissur, Aug 24 (UNI) Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen today said her fight against religious fundamentalism and terrorism will continue.

Participating in a face-to-face programme organised by publishers Green Books at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi hall here, she said she would not agree that Islamic fascism was spreading widely in the world.

Expressing her desire to continue living in India, she hoped that the government will give her permission to stay here permanently.

She hoped ''secularism would return to Bangladesh one day''.

Talking about the oppression of women, she said women would either seek other lifestyles or commit suicide if they were not allowed to live peacefully at home.

Later, she participated in another function organised to mark the release of the Malayalam version of four of her books. Noted critic and writer Sukumar Azhikode presented the first set of copies to Thrissur District Collector Dr M Beena. Kerala Revenue Minister K P Rajendran was present on the occasion.

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