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Episode 1965 April 22, 2022

The Jahangirpuri demolition drive, and what the BJP has to say about it

Last week communal clashes took place in Jahangirpuri, an area in North West Delhi. A few days after that, on Wednesday, the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation carried out a demolition drive in the area. During this drive, bulldozers demolished several structures in the neighbourhood, including the exterior gate of a mosque.

In this episode, hosted by Shashank Bhargava, we take a look at what led to the communal tensions, what happened during the demolition drive, the questions it raises, and what the central BJP leadership has to say about it.

Guests: Indian Express’ Anand Mohan, Abhinav Rajput, and Liz Mathew.

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The Jahangirpuri demolition drive, and what the BJP has to say about itLast week communal clashes took place in Jahangirpuri, an area in North West Delhi. A few days after that, on Wednesday, the BJP-led North Delhi Municipal Corporation carried out a demolition drive in the area. During this drive, bulldozers demolished several structures in the neighbourhood, including the exterior gate of a mosque. In this episode, hosted by Shashank Bhargava, we take a look at what led to the communal tensions, what happened during the demolition drive, the questions it raises, and what the central BJP leadership has to say about it. Guests: Indian Express’ Anand Mohan, Abhinav Rajput, and Liz Mathew.
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