20. I offer one example of this. I wrote some papers on the Sikh militant movement using literature in Gurmudkhi, and recorded cassettes of the speeches of Bhindranwale that were banned but freely available. Apart from some efforts at intimidation, my liberty was never seriously threatened—however, the possibility that my "illegal" use of this literature could constitute a legal offence was sometimes troubling to me.


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