Modi’s nationalist government broadened the scope of the controversial ‘enemy assets’ law in 2017. Photo: Reuters

India to sell more than US$400 million worth of 'enemy shares' left behind by people who fled following conflicts with Pakistan and China

  • The shares were seized after conflicts with Pakistan in 1947, 1965 and 1971 and the 1962 border war with China
  • Citizens of hostile countries were treated as ‘enemies’ and their assets including land, houses, jewellery and shares were seized
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Modi’s nationalist government broadened the scope of the controversial ‘enemy assets’ law in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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