Astha Savyasachi

Astha Savyasachi is an independent journalist based in Delhi. She reports on human rights violations against women, Dalits and minorities.

Interfaith solidarity in the face of anti-Muslim violence on Ram Navami in India

Multiple Indian states saw organised anti-Muslim violence on the Hindu festival of Ram Navami. In parts of West Bengal, instances of compassion and interfaith solidarity that unfolded in response to the violence.

May 05, 2023

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