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1 Religious Intolerance in India
Kent Ratliff

2 India contains roughly 1 billion people
India contains roughly 1 billion people. Of these one billion 80% are Hindu, 14% are Muslim, 2% are Christian, and 4% practice other beliefs Indian Intolerance

3 In 1992, Hindus burned down a 16th century mosque in the northern Indian
In 2002 Muslims attacked the Swaminarayan temple, 30 people were killed

4 The purpose of this bill was to prevent religious conversions
In 1996, a “freedom of religion bill” was introduced

5 Nearly 2,000 people have died in India due to violence caused by religious intolerance

6 Works Cited "Freedom of Religion in India." Wikipedia. 3 Feb < dia>. "Muslim-Hindu religious intolerance in India." Religious 26/09/09. Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. 2 Feb <>. "More Indian police sent to Orissa ." Median with Conscience Median with Conscience. 16 Mar < ance+in+india+filterui%3aphoto-photo+filterui%3acolor- color+filterui%3aface- nonportrait&FORM=F5IR#focal=e6732f976340ca5e404383dad e67c211& stories%2FIndia%2F2%2F3%2F4%2FOrissa-2.jpg>.

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