This week, host Gurmehar Kaur is joined by Newslaundry’s Shivnarayan Rajpurohit and Sumedha Mittal.
Shivnarayan on the ongoing conflict in Manipur from ground zero. He delved into the deepening divide between the Kukis and the Meiteis that has seeped into all aspects of life, from land to administration. He said this divide and the in the northeastern state is gravely impacting all walks of life in the northeastern state. He said the state was marred by the deafening sound of gunshots and its casualties.
Sumedha on the activism of the Bajrang Dal worker who was killed in the communal clashes in Nuh and the in the area in the aftermath of the violence. She shed light on the social undercurrents in Mewat and the “laboratory” of Bajrang Dal, and their aspirations to further their agenda.
00:00:00 - Introduction
00:00:27 - Manipur conflict
00:03:09 - Mewat Violence
00:33:28 - Recommendations
Produced by Saif Ali Ekram, recorded by Anil Kumar, and edited by Umrav Singh Gurjar.