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#NotInMyName: Nafrat ke Khilaf, Jamia ki Awaaz

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Date(s) - 27/08/2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Abul Fazl Enclave


As part of the ‘Day against Hatred’, residents of Jamia Nagar, Okhla village and adjoining areas will come together to oppose the hatred that is being propogated against the Muslim community and other minority groups.

PERFORMERS (Subject to change)
1. Gauhar Raza (Poetry)
2. Sonam Kalra (Musician – The Sufi Gospel)
3. Sahil Agha (Dastangoi)
4. Dhruv Sangari (Bilal Chishty, Qawwali)
5. Maya Rao (Performance art)
And many more!

The silence has been broken. A protest initiated in June 2017 by the #Notinmyname campaign spread to 26 cities and towns across India. Thousands of Indians stood up to say NO to hatred and violence in the name of religion and caste. That was a moment of pause. Even the Prime Minister spoke up, briefly, but there has been no discernible follow up action. The lynchings and assaults on Muslims, Dalits, Adivasis and other minorities have not stopped.

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I'm usually a poet, but my responses to current events and politics often take a more prosaic form. I am also curious about everything. Tell me something new.

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