Anjali Mody

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Tens of thousands of Indians protesting against a discriminatory citizenship law and citizens registry, in Mumbai, India, on Thursday.Credit...Divyakant Solanki/EPA, via Shutterstock

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party government have deployed propaganda very successfully since coming to power in 2014. So much so that numerous egregious decisions the government has made — demonetization, electoral bonds allowing secret donations to political parties, a flawed citizens registry in the state of Assam, revoking the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir — were accepted by a majority of people.

But over the past few days, India seems to have risen up in countrywide mass protests. A growing awareness of what the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act means for the country seems to have jolted people, bringing them into the streets.…  Seguir leyendo »