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Humour, Dissent and the Case of Munawar Faruqui

Humour, Dissent and the Case of Munawar Faruqui

by Shivani Das & Sai Thakur Photo of Stand-up Comedian Munawar Faruqui | Source: Youtube/ Munawar Faruqui Channel Munawar Faruqui, the Mumbai-based stand-up comedian, hit the headlines when he posted on Instagram ‘hatred won, artist lost, goodbye! INJUSTICE’ after his show in Bangalore was cancelled on the 28th November 2021. The city police cited the law and order situation. So[Read More…]

by 11/01/2022 1 comment India
Laughter was the best Medicine: Munawar Faruqui

Laughter was the best Medicine: Munawar Faruqui

Munawar Faruqui, a standup comic was to perform for a charity in Bangalore. The tickets were sold out. Then the organizers were informed that ‘show cannot go on’ and it had to be canceled. What was cited as the reason was that there may be law and order problem and that Faruqui is a controversial person. This cancellation was in[Read More…]

by 01/12/2021 Comments are Disabled India
JatiIndia Flag of Atrocities Caste, Present and Future: Munawar Faruqui

JatiIndia Flag of Atrocities Caste, Present and Future: Munawar Faruqui

The intruder [Gaur] was referring not to a joke Faruqui had just made, but one that he’d uploaded on YouTube in April 2020. It referenced Rama, a widely worshipped Hindu deity, and his wife Sita. “O Lord, my beloved, has come home,” Faruqui starts, dropping lyrics from an enormously popular Bollywood song in which a woman celebrates the return of[Read More…]

by 13/02/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights