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Academic Freedom: Threat from Within BEING a keen but sporadic reader of the EPW l have just had occasion to read your issue of June 4. In the Letters to Editor column of the issue an impressive array of well known scholars from Aurangabad to Amsterdam have combined to condemn the action of the Gujarat government in sanctioning the prosecu- lion of Arthat for the publication of an article and have showered praise on the author of the article, the journal, its editors, and the institute which publishes the journal. While the action of the state government deserves condemnation for high-handedness and stupidity, certain questions need to be raised.

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