A note to my parents’ friends cheering the BJP win

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I do not know enough. I am not a political analyst, a commentator or even an expert. I am an Indian Muslim, living with anxiety - day in and day out, and yesterday’s election results cemented that feeling for months (or tragically years) to come.

I spent 24 years in India, before moving abroad for education. In those years, there are certain truths that I have consistently…