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How India’s Violent Politics Came to Leicester
Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat when one of the deadliest riots took place in 2002 that led to the deaths of 790 Muslims and 254 Hindus, according to official figures. Modi was banned from several countries, including the United States and Great Britain, because of the Gujarat riots. But despite 20 years since the Gujarat riots, the events in Leicester show how far Hindutva has come and how close to home it now is.