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Sweeping changes proposed for India’s Lakshadweep Islands by right-wing administrator sparks uproar

Sweeping changes in the administration of India’s Lakshadweep islands has caused widespread resentment and fear among its residents. Lakshadweep is an idyllic archipelago of 36 islands spread over a 32-square-kilometre area in the sea, about 200 km off the southwestern coast of the Indian Peninsula. Residents in the smallest among India’s eight “Union Territories” (UTs), […]