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12/6/15

India: Why India Needs More Freedom - by Ronald Meinardus

The hot-button word of Indian politics these days is tolerance. For weeks, the controversy about the state of tolerance in the nation has dominated public debates.

There is a clash between two narratives, with few moderating voices. The dispute is highly ideological and also partisan. One camp, call them the apologists, downplays the acts of violence against members of minorities. They are typically found on the side of the government led by the Hindu Nationalist BJP.

More liberally minded groups and individuals have assembled on the opposite side. They make no secret of their dislike for Prime Minister Modi and his government.

Read more: Why India Needs More Freedom - The Globalist

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