Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dubbed himself the “chowkidar” or “watchman” of the nation. Photo: Hindustan Times
Akanksha Singh
Opinion

Opinion

Akanksha Singh

Why Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘watchman’ campaign could easily slip into vigilantism

  • With the country witnessing a rise in mob lynchings, fuelled by Hindu nationalism since Modi took office, his pre-election campaign risks encouraging Indians to take the law into their own hands

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dubbed himself the “chowkidar” or “watchman” of the nation. Photo: Hindustan Times
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