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In India, land-sharing deal between Hindus and Muslims unravels

Over 50 years ago, Hindu and Muslim residents of a north Indian town did something remarkable. They decided to share a piece of land that Hindus hold as sacred — and where Muslims had long worshipped in a medieval mosque.

Now that agreement has unraveled, with the tacit support of India’s ruling party.

NPR’s Diaa Hadid reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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