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Trump and Modi Strengthen Bonds over Food, Drinks, and Riots

By:
Manisha Singh (@manishakiran_, @himmatco)

Donald Trump's visit to India went rather smoothly, given the dire situation taking place in the country's capital.

Hindu Nationalist rioters wreaked havoc across Delhi, destroying shops and homes, vandalizing mosques, and assaulting Muslim's.

Many of the rioters were empowered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and included members of his own political party. The Delhi police were also seen supporting rioters, and helping to ambush Muslim citizens.

At least 38 people have died as a result of the riots, all while the Indian government remains unbothered, with their main focus on entertaining president Trump for his visit.

In fact, Trump has shown solidarity with the Indian Government, and even created a campaign ad targeted towards appealing to the Hindu masses of India. He can be heard saying "Abhi ki baar, Trump Sarkaar," which roughly translates to "This time, Trump Government."

The anti-Muslim movement in India has been gaining world wide attention, but both the Indian and US government have failed to do anything about it.

If you've missed the campaign ad, check it out here, as featured on Jimmy Kimmel live:

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