Kashmiri Muslims pray at an Islamic shrine in Srinagar, India, earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kashmiri Muslims pray at an Islamic shrine in Srinagar, India, earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
India

For population control, India is eyeing China’s one-child policy – but some see Hindu nationalism at work

  • Assam is the latest state to deprive citizens with more than two children of basic rights such as working in government jobs
  • Analysts say such policies are aimed at emulating Beijing’s curbs, which are seen as putting it on the path to prosperity – but there is also allegedly an anti-Muslim angle

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Kashmiri Muslims pray at an Islamic shrine in Srinagar, India, earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kashmiri Muslims pray at an Islamic shrine in Srinagar, India, earlier this month. Photo: EPA-EFE
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