Arundhati Roy apologised on Wednesday for her comments in a nearly decade old video clip, comparing the Indian and Pakistani armies.
According to details, in a video clip of 2011, award winning Indian author compares the Pakistan and Indian armies, saying “Pakistan has not deployed its army against its people the way India has.”
The video clip circulated on social media amid India and Pakistan clashes over the disputed region, Kashmir.
Roy faced a wave of criticism by twitter users of India, Pakistan Bangladesh and Balochistan.
In a statement shared with ThePrint, Roy clarified that at some point in their lives, people inadvertently “say something thoughtless or stupid”.
“Still, it is a matter of enormous consequence and I apologise for any momentary confusion the clip may have caused.”
She added that she has been clear about her views on Pakistan’s actions through her writings.