Wishing for India what I wish for America
Whenever I see the news like this – where powerful people have to resign for uttering racial comments, I wish India grows up to be a nation like the US.
From Linked-in, ” Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the company’s board of directors, after previously apologizing for using a racial slur during a conference call in May. The resignation comes after Major League Baseball indefinitely suspended a promotion with the company due to fallout from Schnatter’s comments. According to a company statement, a new chairman of the board will be appointed in the coming weeks. • Here’s what people are saying. “
We do have our own problems, but there is always a recourse to right the wrong.
In India, the extremists have no qualms in making discriminatory statements about Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Dalits, and others. There is no consequence to it, laws are there, but are not enforced. The leadership in India remains silent, encouraging the extremists to keep doing what they do.
At one time, India lead the nations in progressive thinking with a perfect constitution respecting all her citizens. Since Modi took over, India’s social coherence is dimming.
Freedom is not a value to the Modi’s party, they want to force what one eats or not eats, ridicule what one believes…..