Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

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In 2002, after an altercation between Muslim vendors and Hindu travelers at a railway station in the Indian state of Gujarat, fifty-nine Hindu pilgrims were burned to death. The ruling nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party blamed Gujarat's entire Muslim minority for the tragedy and incited fellow Hindus to exact revenge. The resulting violence left more than one thousand people dead--most of them Muslims--and tens of thousands more displaced from their homes. Parvis… (mehr)