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22 Jun, 2016

A dangerous game in Kairana – The Hindu

It is now beyond a shadow of doubt that BJP MP Hukum Singh’s infamous list, made up of members of Hindu families that had allegedly fled his Lok Sabha constituency Kairana in western Uttar Pradesh and in neighbouring Kandhla in Shamli district, was a piece of fiction. Many of those who figured in the list were either still in residence or had left much earlier in search of better prospects. Moreover, there is evidence that many of those who moved out of Kairana and Kandhla did so not so much because of communalism but crime.

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