It’s happening in schools and homes. And while Modi’s BJP might gain, generations of India’s Hindus will lose.
Apoorvanand teaches Hindi at the University of Delhi. He writes literary and cultural criticism.
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Assam state’s leader has blamed Bengali-speaking Muslim vegetable vendors for price spikes. It’s absurd but dangerous.
It’s the latest instance of how in an Islamophobic India, justice and accountability have themselves been derailed.
In the state that Modi is building, no one – not even Hindus he claims to speak for – will have rights. Or a voice.
Modi turned the state election into a referendum on himself. He lost. And southern India is now free of the BJP.
PM’s party is editing textbooks to portray fantasy of India as Hindu-only nation that has always been loving and just.
It has united India’s opposition for the first time since Modi came to power. Gandhi must now unite the nation.
It is no coincidence that Bilkis Bano’s rapists were released on India’s Independence Day.
The anti-Islam insults by high-ranking BJP staffers, which caused a diplomatic storm, are hardly anomalies.
But resistance to the violent and divisive politics of Hindu nationalists is also growing.