Indian farmers shout slogans as they take part in a demonstration and move towards New Delhi to join the protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
Indian farmers shout slogans as they take part in a demonstration and move towards New Delhi to join the protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
Australia

In Australia, tensions between Sikhs and Modi-supporting Hindus simmer on the back of farmers’ protests in India

  • Members of the Indian community in Australia say divisions have become wider after Sikhs there backed the farmers demonstrating in India
  • There have been attacks on Sikhs in Sydney and calls to boycott Sikh-owned businesses, while the community’s alleged support of a separatist movement is another flashpoint

Indian farmers shout slogans as they take part in a demonstration and move towards New Delhi to join the protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
Indian farmers shout slogans as they take part in a demonstration and move towards New Delhi to join the protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent agricultural reforms. Photo: AFP
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