Harassed for adopting Muslim

By Uma Sudhir


Eight-year-old Sonia stands outside the Chanchalguda Jail in Hyderabad, tears spilling across her face. “Don’t cry, Papa will be home soon,” assures her mother, Jayshree, who is eight months pregnant. “Didn’t the lawyer promise that papa will be back?” she asks holding the child she adopted in 2007.


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About t s sudhir & uma sudhir

Uma Sudhir and T S Sudhir are senior journalists, based in Hyderabad. Both work for NDTV. Uma is a Tamilian, who was educated in
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One Response to Harassed for adopting Muslim

  1. Arvind Iyer says:

    Thank you for taking up and following up on this story, which is sadly being ignored in the mainstream.
    Here’s a post your story inspired

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