Religious polarization in India seeping into US diaspora


              Kuhu Singh, left, and Kuljeet Kaur, right, gather at the Minneapolis house of two other members of the “India Coalition” group on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Singh, who calls herself “culturally Hindu,” and Kaur, who’s Sikh, both worry that religious tensions in India are spreading to Indian diaspora communities like theirs in Minnesota. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Kuljeet Kaur, left, helps arrange a potluck lunch of Indian dishes in the kitchen of Meena Natarajan in Minneapolis on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Kaur, who’s Sikh, and Natarajan, who comes from a Hindu family, gather monthly with other Indians in Minnesota in an interfaith group aimed to prevent religious tensions in India from spilling over into US diaspora communities. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Zafar Siddiqui addresses the “India Coalition” group in the backyard of two members’ Minneapolis home on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Siddiqui, who’s Muslim, has helped bring together the interfaith group of Minnesotans of Indian origin to “build bridges” in the community. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Kuljeet Kaur, left, and Charanjeet Guron, right, both Sikhs from Punjab, listen to other members of the group “India Coalition” in Minneapolis on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. The interfaith group of people from India or of Indian origin gathers monthly to share ideas about how to prevent the religious tensions marring India from spreading into diaspora communities in the United States. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
            
              Zafar Siddiqui, right, and other members of the “India Coalition” group gather at the Minneapolis home of Dipankar Mukherjee, second right, and Meena Natarajan on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. The group – representing believers in different faiths as well as atheists – meets monthly to discuss how to prevent religious tensions in India from spreading to the Indian diaspora in the United States. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)
Religious polarization in India seeping into US diaspora