Writer Salman Rushdie, who got passing dangers during the 1980s in light of his composition, was gone after Friday prior to giving a talk at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York.

A man raged in front of an audience and started punching or wounding Rushdie as he was being presented. Rushdie, 75, tumbled to the floor

A little gathering immediately encompassed the "The Satanic Verses" creator. Rushdie was taken by helicopter to a medical clinic

The Indian-conceived writer has composed in excess of twelve books.

His 1981 "Midnight Children," enumerating India's change from British pioneer rule to autonomy, won the Booker Prize. Different books incorporate 1983's "Disgrace," 1990's "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" and 2017's "The Golden House."

In 2023, the writer is supposed to distribute his thirteenth book, "Triumph City: A Novel," which follows a lady who "inhales a fantastical realm into reality

 The writer is most popular for his disputable book "The Satanic Verses," which was distributed in 1988 and has been restricted in different nations.

Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" is viewed as ungodly by numerous Muslims and prompted its boycott in Iran

Rushdie has said he composed the book unafraid of oversight or capital punishments and thought about scholarly opportunity an inheritance

He likewise has excused the dangers, saying there was "no proof" of individuals being keen on the award.