Delhi once again witnesses attack on artist on the crime of expressing his art freely. Pranava
Prakash who owns a painting gallery in Noida, was attacked on Sunday by five men who had
forcefully entered the gallery. The five men then started humilating and beating up Prakash
for he had exhibited nude paintings of models which included actress Vidya Balan- Dirty Picture,
Veena Mallik with a Pakistani flag on her back and Poonam Pandey with writing on her bosom.
The five men had accused Prakash of carrying out actions that are against Indian culture.
The incident had happened just after some days when Salman Rushdie had lashed out at
extremist who according to him are undermining free speech, curbing the freedom and limits
of an artist. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV.