Human Rights Talks

The Coronavirus Diaries: Journalist Namrata Kolachalam on the impact of COVID19 in India

April 28, 2020

Namrata Kolachalam speaks about the measures taken by Narendra Modi's government in India, the impact of the pandemic on Asia's largest slums in Mumbai, and the continued rise of Islamophobia in the country. The global pandemic has only accelerated national identity politics and Muslims have been used as scapegoats.

Namrata Kolachalam is a writer based in Mumbai. She previously worked as a spokesperson for the Obama administration

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