ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Comparing Prosperity and Vulnerability

Muslims in Gujarat and West Bengal

While addressing a rally in West Bengal during the 2014 Lok Sabha campaign, Narendra Modi declared that Muslims in Gujarat are doing much better than their counterparts in West Bengal. The relative prosperity of Gujarati Muslims is historical and has got nothing to do with Modi's tenure as chief minister in Gujarat. Moreover, the prosperity of Gujarati Muslims has made them vulnerable to the attacks of rioters and added to their misery.



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