"India is my country, and all Indians are my brothers and sisters", that's the opening line of the National Pledge. This pledge was designed to promote concepts like 'unity in diversity'. However, in the past few years, some citizens of our country have either forgotten this pledge or forsaken it.
India has had identity-based violence or hate crimes since its inception, but it has never been the country's biggest concern. Although, recent media reports indicate a significant rise in hate crimes. The question that arises is why do hate crimes happen and who are the people behind these atrocities.
Watch social activist Shehnaaz Khan talk about hate crimes and her experience with its victims.
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Updated Date: Jan 07, 2019 13:12:16 IST