A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP
A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP

Letters | In India, lockdown of Kashmir and crackdown on protests against citizenship law point to a disturbing trend

  • Instead of resorting to repressive measures to quell dissent, the Indian government should engage with all sections of society, condemn incitement to violence by its ministers and abide by the secular and democratic principles of the constitution

Topic |   Kashmir
A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP
A girl holds Indian flags as she attends a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Bangalore, India, on February 8. The law fast-tracks naturalisation for persecuted religious minorities from some neighbouring countries, but excludes Muslims. Photo: AP
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