Tension Rises in India’s UP After Hindutva Graffiti Painted on Mosque Walls

Tue Dec 26 2023
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ALIGARH, India: Amid celebrations for the Ram temple inauguration, the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh (UP) witnesses heightened tensions as Hindutva extremists deface a mosque in Aligarh with provocative slogans.

The incident exacerbates the existing Hindu-Muslim divide, reflecting a deliberate strategy to stoke communal unrest.

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The sacrilegious act, captured in a viral video, underscores the challenges faced by minority communities in states governed by the Bharatiya Janta Party. As the situation escalates, concerns grow over the impact on communal harmony and the need for intervention to prevent further discord.

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