Minorities in India facing discrimination

Source: ET

Intolerance against minorities has increased in India under the premiership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) said on Wednesday. The American body analysed mounting concerns over the fate of minorities in the secular country, highlighting constitutional laws which violate religious freedom of minorities and Hindu Dalits.“As feared by many faith communities across India, threats, hate crimes, social boycotts, desecrations of places of worship, assaults, and forced conversions led by radical Hindu nationalist movements have escalated dramatically under the BJP led government,” the USCIRF claims.

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