Kolkata, June 3 : Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima sreen, who has relocated to the US, on Wednesday said she hasn’t left India permanently and would return to the country when she felt safe. In a post on her Twitter handle, sreen said she was “worried” after receiving threats from Muslim fundamentalists who had killed atheist bloggers in Bangladesh. “Was threatened by Islamists who killed atheist bloggers in B’desh. Worried,” she said in her Twitter post.
sreen, who has been living in Delhi for years, said she had sought to meet the government of India representatives, but did not get any appointment. “Wanted to meet GOI. No appointment. Left. Will be back when feel safe,” she tweeted.
In another tweet, the author said she often went to the US to give lectures and meet her family members. “I havn’t left India permanently. Indian govt always provides security. Pet cat is waiting,” she said.
A New York-based think tank on Monday said it has relocated sreen to “safety” in the US amid death threats from Islamist radicals. (IANS)