India using army against its own people: Arundhati Roy

Renowned Indian author and human rights activist Arundhati Roy said Indian administration is targeting the minorities residing in India and is using Indian army against its own people on Tuesday.

According to reports of Baaghitv, a video is circulating on social media in which ‘Booker prize-winning novelist’ can be seen saying, From the inception of the state of India, the military has been waging war against tribals in Kashmir and in the states of Telangana, Sikhs in Punjab, Christians in Goa and Muslims in Kashmir and Hyderabad.

”India deployed its military against its own people,” she said. Comparing the situation to Pakistan, she added, “The state of Pakistan has never deployed its army against its own people the way the democratic Indian state has.”

The hashtag #ArundhatiRoy has gone viral on social media giant twitter in India and people are expressing dismay at her comments.

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