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Doth the lady protest too much? Sikhs, schools and the Indian farmers

Dr Prakash Shah writes an opinion piece for NewsBharati

A Punjabi farmer in a field of wheat

His article examines the way in which the protests over recent farming laws in India are being received in the UK and why they are leading to protests in an environment where little is understood of the background and reasons. It links the recent protests in Britain to the identity politics of Sikhs and the traction made by the demand for Khalistan, a Sikh ethno-state.

Dr Prakash Shah is Reader in Culture and Law at Queen Mary University of London.

Read his full opinion piece on News Bharati.



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