targeted because I am a Muslim woman

infamous for his crass statements on women, religion and even the Constitution, Uttara Kannada MP Anantkumar Hegde outdid himself on Sunday. In a display of crude Islamophobia and misogyny, Anantkumar Hegde targeted Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President Dinesh Gundu Rao's wife in a tweet. "I shall definitely answer this guy Dinesh Gundu Rao's queries, before which could he please reveal himself as to who he is along with his achievements? I only know him as a guy who ran behind a Muslim lady," Anantkumar Hegde tweeted.

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Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
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Date of incident: January 28, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Hate Speech
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Tabu Rao
    Name of Perpetrator Anant Kumar Hegde
    State Karnataka
    District/City Uttara Kannada
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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