Islam may face govt action for his book
“The Chief Minister is very angry. The book contains material that are highly inflammatory. We will take disciplinary action against the officer,” a senior state government officer told The Indian Express.
The highly placed source, however, said the government is weighing the pros and cons before taking any action since Islam is know to approach courts on most issues. “He (Islam) is a litigant person and we will have to take every step by weighing all the pros and cons. A few of us are reading the book and consulting lawyers. Soon there will be action,’’ the senior officer added.
Islam, when contacted said he was not aware of any government move. “I have not heard anything from the government side. Let us see,” said the IPS officer.
Islam, who was earlier in the good books of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, has allegedly criticised the Trinamool-led government’s policy towards Muslims.
Before the Trinamool came to power, 70 books authored by Islam were published, which included the one
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