While Taslima Nasreen goes on to tweet that "men have to give up on misogyny to let half of human species live safely", she initially reacts to the horrific incident of a man masturbating in a Delhi bus by saying that it should not seen as a "big crime" in the era of "rape culture". "Men should rather masturbate, than rape and murder.
There are remarkable similarities in the seemingly conflicting arguments between TaslimaNasreen and MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel. They tend to revolve around a few strong beliefs: (a) There is only one form of Islam in India, (b) all Muslims are deeply religious; they follow Islam as an ultimate way of life and (c) reform or no reform, Muslims cannot be understood without Islam.
Protesters had also gathered outside a hostel where Nasreen was to stay during her three-day visit. Police said they had come to know that the writer was planning to visit the world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora besides other tourist spots in Aurangabad.
Currently a citizen of Sweden, Taslima Nasreen was given a one-year visa extension by the Indian government from July 23, 2017. She was sent back from the Aurangabad airport, as soon as she landed, following protests by some AIMIM members. To know more about the story watch out the video