India: Narratives of division and hate

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From: The Listening Post

A documentary version of the present seems at rising intolerance and xenophobia in India as poisonous narratives flood the airwaves and the web.

India is at a harmful second.

The voices of Hindutva – Hindu supremacy – are ascending, spreading division and hate speech.

It has labored its approach by the physique politic like a slow-acting poison.

And the impact on the secular cloth of the Indian republic and the lives of minorities – particularly Muslims – has confirmed poisonous, at occasions lethal.

Kanchan Gupta – Senior adviser, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Manisha Pande – Executive editor, Newslaundry
Arvind Rajagopal – Professor of Media Studies, NYU
Shahrukh Alam – Advocate and columnist
Gregory Stanton – President, Genocide Watch


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