Why giant statues of Hindu gods and leaders are making Muslims in India nervous

Statues – big statues, the largest in the world – are being built all across India. Like many public monuments, they attempt to convey history in a concrete form. But India’s new statues convey something else, too: the power and vision of one dominant group – and the vulnerability of others.  That’s because India’s biggest new public monuments all pay tribute to Hindu gods and leaders.

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