Driven by Islamophobia, Gokalpuri’s Hindus justify targeted arson of mosque, Muslim homes | Caravan Magazine

Driven by Islamophobia, Gokalpuri’s Hindus justify targeted arson of mosque, Muslim homes | Caravan Magazine

Gokalpuri’s upper-caste Hindus justified their hatred towards Muslims with narratives of persecution that were demonstrably false or unverifiable claims. Given this context, I asked the gathering why they felt persecuted by minorities. Mangu Singh, who identified himself as Brahmin, gave me an example of the supposed persecution. Singh claimed that […]