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Opinion

India must stop spreading Hindu nationalism to its global diaspora

Right-wing government's moves are creating local tensions

| India
Supporters celebrate Narendra Modi in Houston in September 2019: Modi has used diaspora gatherings for partisan events.    © Reuters

Ashok Swain is a professor of peace and conflict research at the Uppsala University, Sweden.

More than 32 million Indians or people of Indian origin live overseas, according to the government, and this diaspora has been considered a model community, achieving financial and professional success in many countries.

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