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How Pakistan engineered communal riots in Kolkata exactly 60 years ago

“How Pakistan engineered communal riots in Kolkata exactly 60 years ago”, Swarajyamag, January 15, 2024:

“Exactly 60 years ago, in early-January 1964, Calcutta (as Kolkata was known then) was engulfed in communal riots that claimed the lives of an estimated 500 people, many of them Hindus. 

Communal tension had been rising in Calcutta, as well as the rest of Bengal and some other parts of the country, as reports of the horrific genocide of Bengali Hindus started pouring in from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) (read this). 

The attacks on Hindus in East Pakistan were triggered by the theft of a relic from Hazratbal shrine in Kashmir. Pakistan blamed Hindus for the theft and called for revenge against Hindus of that country…..”

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