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Salman Rushdie Condition: Salman Rushdie alive, but lost sight of one eye, not even working hand

New York: Salman Rushdie’s literary agent says the author lost one eye and became disabled after recovering from an attack by a man who was on stage at a literary event in western New York in August. It has been said in a media report. Literary agent Andrew Wyllie reported on Salman Rushdie’s health in an article published on Saturday. Salman Rushdie was attacked with a knife by a man in New York. Due to this there were many deep wounds on his throat. He was rushed to the hospital by air ambulance. The man who attacked Salman Rushdie was identified as an Iranian citizen. He was angry with his novel and wanted to fulfill the fatwa of Iranian cleric Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iranian supreme leader had threatened death
In 1989, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini also threatened Rushdie with death. After which he was provided police protection by the British government. Salman Rushdie is an Indian-origin writer. He has written famous novels such as The Saturnic Verses and Midnight Children. Rushdie was awarded the Booker Prize in 1981 for Midnight Children. There was also a lot of ruckus about his fourth novel The Satanic Verses, which came in 1988.

Salman Rushdie has received many awards
In 1983, Rushdie was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He was appointed Commander de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France in 1999. In 2007, he was knighted by the British Queen, Queen Elizabeth II, in recognition of his services to literature. In 2008, The Times ranked him thirteenth on its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

Posted in 1988 The Satanic Verses
The Satanic Verses was the fourth novel by Salman Rushdie, published in 1988. This book created panic as soon as it came in the market. The controversy about this increased so much that many countries around the world banned this novel immediately. Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses novel is banned in India as well. The purchase or sale of this novel has been declared completely illegal.

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