NRC: Fear and dismay at ‘India-Bangladesh border’ in Bengaluru

Mahima Begum and Mohammed Kabir Khan hailing from Khulna district of Bangladesh live in the Kaali Khaata area of Thubarahalli where they segregate garbage for a living. Civic conditions are far worse in Kaali Khaata than in the areas inhabited by Indian Bengali Muslims. All photos by Sudipto Mondal
“That side of the road is Bangladesh, this side is India. We don't go there and they don't come here,” says Jamaal Hassan (43), sounding panicky. “The police should go after them, not us. We are Indians, it’s our birthright to live and work here.”
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