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Varshney in the Washington Post: In India, a debate over population control turns explosive

August 29, 2021

Yogi Adityanath, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, is promoting legislation encouraging two-children-only families. Critics accuse him of fomenting Hindu anger against the country's growing Muslim population. (Ritesh Shukla/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Ashutosh Varshney provided commentary in Gerry Shih's (Stanford University) article, "In India, a debate over population control turns explosive"on the social fear of Muslims overtaking Hindus in India, which appeared in the Washington Post August 29, 2021