ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Hindutva Priming for Delhi Elections

Violence in Trilokpuri

The recent violence in Trilokpuri and communal incidents in some other areas of Delhi suggest that these have been instigated with an eye on the coming elections in the city state. The target seems to be to communalise important sections of Delhi's dalit population and mobilise them politically with Hindutva. Worryingly, there seem to be little counter-mobilisations and initiatives from political parties, which claim to oppose communalism and also profess to represent the poor and the oppressed.



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