Open Letter to AAP and the Public on Continuing Racism in Khirkee Village: Aastha Chauhan, Malini Kochupillai & Friends
An excellent letter with some really superb solutions. AAP, come on and show your mettle by engaging in positive dialogue instead of protecting goons like every other political party has done in this country!
KAFILA - COLLECTIVE EXPLORATIONS SINCE 2006
Guest Post by AASTHA CHAUHAN, MALINI KOCHUPILLAI, and several AFRICAN RESIDENTS OF DELHI
Dear Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, Mr.Yogendra Yadav and Aatishi Marlena,
Being witness to the events occuring in Khirkee this past month, we, a group of artists, architects, activists and local residents have felt the need to frame an open letter addressed to your party, the AAP & the public. The media-frenzy associated with these events has been accompanied by the usual kind of misinformation and hyperbole. However, in the ensuing noise, the real stories of the underlying racism that afflicts our society and the negative repercussions of the raid on the African residents of the neighborhood, have been lost. We hope this letter will clarify some facts and put across a few of our concerns.
Our intention is not to encourage confrontation, it is to propose solutions. Delhi is a tough place for all immigrants alike, how will…
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