Origins of Communal Tensions in India

August 5, 2008

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Amaresh Misra â€” Journalist; Author, “War of Civilizations: India AD 1857” (Volume I: The Road to Delhi and Volume II: The Long Revolution)

The communal bombings in India are coming at such a frequent clip its hard to keep track.

On July 26, 21 synchronized blasts ripped through Ahmedabad killing 53 people and injuring 200 others. The bombs used in Ahmedabad were similar to those that killed 80 people in Jaipur on May 13. Amaresh Misra is a journalist and author of the two-volume book War of Civilizations: India AD 1857.

Jerome asked him to explain the level of violent communial actions in India..