ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Muslim Women and Children in Hindu Rashtra

Semiotics of Terror

What is new about Gujarat, it is argued here, is best exemplified by what happened to Muslim women and children on the days of the long knives. Not just their killing, not just the sadism, but the larger symbolic purpose behind the killing and the sadism that sums up the nature of ethnic cleansing, the shape of Hindu Rashtra.



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