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How Bollywood’s Padmaavat distorted a Sufi adore poem

Earlier this month, the release of Bollywood film Padmaavat sparked protests across India. Hindu right-wing groups, led by members of Karni Sena, a Rajput caste organisation, vandalised public and private properties and attacked cinema halls across five Indian states, demanding the film to be banned for allegedly « disrespecting the sentiments of the community ».  The film…

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