Prime minister Modi’s bloody past is a nightmare that continues to haunt me | Opinion

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By Mohammad Nisar Two Sundays ago I attended an event hosted by the Indian American Muslim council in Woodbridge. The event commemorated the Gujarat Pogrom of 2002 and examined how the Hindu-supremacist hate that fueled the pogrom continues to impact India and the Indian diaspora. Though I had already moved to the U.S. when the pogrom happened, I can vividly remember reading about it in the news: how Hindu-supremacist mobs killed an estimated 2,000 predominantly Muslim Indians. As an Indian Muslim, the news profoundly disturbed me. I lost sleep for weeks, and called relatives compulsively long…

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