Hate and violence in India, Part 3: Cauldron of communal violence bubbling over (audio podcast)

 

This concludes the three-part series on communal strife in India over the decades.

Ashraf Engineer

February 24, 2021

Perhaps never before have majoritarian forces been on the ascendant in this manner. One of the results of this is the systematic expansion and norm

alisation of communal violence. There is an urgent need to restore positive inter-faith relations but is that even possible when the government prides itself as a champion of majoritarian politics? Anirban Bhattacharya and Misbah Rashid, research scholars on communal violence and Constitutional values at Centre for Equity Studies, pull no punches when discussing this on the latest episode of All Indians Matter.