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Speaking for Backward Classes

Communalisation of Police ASGHAR ALI ENGINEER'S article [EPW, Aug 1-8] on the communal violence that erupted in Ahmedabad following the rath yatra on July 2, though analysing the socio-political reasons behind the frequent occurrence of com- munal riots in Gujarat, has somehow avoided mentioning the increasing communalisation of the state police. A particular incident which happened during the last riots but which Engineer did not men- lion in his article brings this into focus.

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