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Qatar to offer nationality to Indian artist 25, February 2010

Posted by thegulfblog.com in Qatar.
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MF Husain the Indian artist who has been forced to flee his country after drawing a series of pictures of a nude Hindu goddesses has been offered Qatari citizenship.

The BBC reports that there are at least 900 cases against him in courts throughout India and that over the years he has been “harassed by mobs in the country and his exhibitions have been vandalised”.

So far it is not known if Husain has not chosen to accept the accolade or not.