Killed for Eating Beef: Lessons for the World

7 November 2015

The Straits Times

In an article contribution, Professor Mohan J. Dutta, Provost’s Chair Professor of Communications and New Media and Director of the Centre for Culture-Centred Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE) at NUS discussed the rise of the Hindu right in India since last year. As a result, it has brought about an increased pressure on religious freedom of minority groups.

He opined that the secularism that once defined the spirit of India and offered the mainspring for its national imagination is now under threat.

He added that in order to safeguard the polymorphic vision of India as a land of contradictions, differences and multiplicities, the Indians in India and diaspora communities must stay ever vigilant and speak up.

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