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Hindu Nationalism in India; Real people's history of Australia

October 21st, 2015

Episode 280 of 531 episodes

The cow is regarded as sacred by many Hindus but now its being exploited as a symbol in the campaign waged by militant Hindu groups against Indian Muslims. The murder of four Muslims and countless attacks and abuse of others on the charge of eating beef have led to nationwide protests - and yet the Prime Minister has been slow to speak and slower to clamp down on the more extreme elements of his BJP party. Does this mean the worst fears of Modi critics have been realised and is there a political agenda against Muslims in the world's largest democracy?

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