'Hit him harder': Hindu teacher asks kids to slap Muslim classmate
A video circulating on social media captures a distressing incident in an Indian school where a Hindu teacher, identified as Tripta Tyagi, is seen instructing her students to slap their 7-year-old Muslim classmate. “All Muslim children should go,” Tyagi is heard saying. The viral footage has prompted widespread outrage, drawing attention to the rise in anti-Muslim sentiments and hate crimes in India, which have been linked to the policies of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
August 26, 2023 at 4:35 pm