5 Sep 2023

Modi’s BJP party accused of destroying thousands of Muslim homes in India

India’s ruling Hindu Nationalist party is turning the bulldozer into a political symbol and, say opponents, a means of control.

Hundreds of homes and businesses, mostly owned by Muslims, are being demolished in states run by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP.

The government says it’s removing illegal structures. But Muslim groups say it’s another form of oppression and injustice.

We visit Nuh in the northern Haryana state, where the local BJP authorities have been knocking down buildings, to find out more.