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sterilisation programme


‘All they wanted were men. Any man’

July 05, 2015 1:05 am

A 47-year-old with a son, he agreed to go under the knife. “All they wanted were men. Any man. We didn't complain because the Barshi municipal council warned us that we'd lose our jobs if we did.”

Big Picture - ‘Why did they kill me, ammi?’

July 09, 2015 12:37 pm

During the Emergency’s darkest days, with the sterilisation programme at its peak, 35 men, most of them Muslims protesting against the drive, were allegedly shot dead in three settlements in Muzaffarnagar.