Harsh Mander writes: The violence in Assam, like that inflicted by lynch mobs, shows normalisation of hatred against communities. It cannot be ascribed to social anomalies.
We must remember always what the politics of religious hate does to a people.
It’s been three years since Bhima Koregaon accused were incarcerated by a state that continues to oppose bail for them, despite Covid and other grave threats to their health.
Harsh Mander writes: Current moment in pandemic points to systematic undermining of countervailing institutions, and to people’s complicity in cheering an uncaring and incompetent state.