'There have been hate crimes in India'
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Swapan Dasgupta on India's sectarian and 'hate' crimes

The Indian journalist and writer Swapan Dasgupta, who is now a member of the country's upper parliamentary chamber acknowledges to Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur that hate crimes are taking place in India.

There has been a rise in communal and sectarian violence in India. Earlier this year, a Muslim man was reportedly killed by a mob who accused him of transporting beef in his car.

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You can see the Hardtalk interview in full on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel on Tuesday 12 December and after on BBCiPlayer (UK only).

  • 12 Dec 2017