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Hindu growth rate threatened by Hindutva terrorists

September 6, 2009

While India recently celebrated 62 years of independence as the world’s largest democracy, this month also marked the first anniversary of the anti-Christian violence in the state of Orissa.  India is home to people from a multitude of cultural and religious backgrounds, and its modern identity rests on a tradition of secular governance dating back to its independence.  Yet recurring problems with religious discrimination and eruptions of communal violence are creating some very unfortunate breaks in this narrative. (more…)