In recent years, RSS-affiliated Vidya Bharti and Sarada Vidya Mandir schools have expanded in the state and incremental reports point to new Sangh shakhas extending to almost every block. New shakhas have recently started in various blocks in Uttar Dinajpur such as in Karandighi, Hemtabad and Raiganj.
We have to train our minds to escape this reductionist approach, which reduces the actual issue of injustice and inhumanity to a Hindu-Muslim binary.
The Shaheen Bagh phenomenon has been analysed in terms of political outcomes and as a celebration of the coming out of Muslim women by many. However, it is important to analyse it to measure its potential to realign society in terms of gender justice.