Indians are telling their 18 million-strong diaspora to keep out of their affairs
When American author Meena Harris tweeted criticism of the Indian state’s clampdown on farmers protesting agricultural reforms, nationalist counter-protesters responded by burning her portrait. Hundreds of Indians barraged her with abuse on Twitter, telling her to stay out of their country’s affairs.
Harris – who is the niece of US Vice President Kamala Harris and is also of Indian descent – rejected the idea that the 18 million people who make up the Indian diaspora had no place in expressing opinions on the country….
Harris also tweeted a photo of counter-protesters setting her image ablaze. “Weird to see a photo of yourself burned by an extremist mob but imagine what they would do if we lived in India,” she wrote….