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 beliefsIndian 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 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Status_of_religious_freedom_in_In dia>."Muslim-Hindu religious intolerance in India." Religious Tolerance.org. 26/09/09. Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. 2 Feb <http://www.religioustolerance.org/rt_indiam.htm>."More Indian police sent to Orissa ." Median with Conscience Median with Conscience. 16 Mar <http://search.live.com/images/results.aspx?q=religious+intoler ance+in+india+filterui%3aphoto-photo+filterui%3acolor- color+filterui%3aface- nonportrait&FORM=F5IR#focal=e6732f976340ca5e404383dad e67c211&furl=http%3A%2F%2Fmwcnews.net%2Fimages%2F stories%2FIndia%2F2%2F3%2F4%2FOrissa-2.jpg>.