Police arrive at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, after masked assailants beat students and teachers with sticks. Photo: AP
Debasish Roy Chowdhury
Opinion

Opinion

Debasish Roy Chowdhury

In India, blood flows on Delhi’s JNU campus as Tiananmen Lite meets Democracy Lite

  • Right-wing groups linked to Narendra Modi’s BJP have been blamed for a violent attack on students at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Campus attack deepens fears of Modi’s creeping authoritarianism and spurs more protests nationwide against new citizenship law

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Police arrive at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India, after masked assailants beat students and teachers with sticks. Photo: AP
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Debasish Roy Chowdhury

Debasish Roy Chowdhury

Debasish is a Jefferson Fellow and winner of multiple Hong Kong News and SOPA awards. He has worked and lived in Calcutta, São Paulo, Hua Hin, Bangkok, Beijing, and Hong Kong.