Why Matuas Of Bengal Are Celebrating Rollout Of The CAA

Matuas Bengal
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Thunderous roll of drum beats, blowing of conch shells, loud ululations and spirited revelry accompanied by distribution of sweets, marked the news of the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Thakurnagar — the headquarters of the Matua sect — and some other parts of Bengal Monday (11 March) evening. The Matuas belong to the namasudra caste, who fled religious persecution in East Pakistan, and then Bangladesh, in successive waves since 1947.


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  • 13 Mar 2024
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