Aliya Rao
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The author has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a Postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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That day in the '90s, when a karsevak visited my home after Babri Masjid fell

Breathing deeply behind the closed door, my mother said more to herself than to me, 'I didn’t want him to know we are Muslim.'