Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

When the State Looks Away

February 28, 2017

In his March 1st, 2017 article, Professor Varshney reflects on the 15th anniversary of the Gujarat pogrom (2002) and analyzes why it was a pogrom, not a riot.  It also compares Gujarat 2002 to the other big pogrom of independent India, Delhi 1984, drawing out the parallels and differences. Read to full article published in The Indian Express.