Do you tolerate or encourage bigoted views at the dinner table and in the living room, or do you behave like a true Indian and speak out?
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I was at a very dear friend’s wedding and was seated at a table with a dozen other guests. Most of us were done with our food and were waiting for dessert when the conversation suddenly shifted to Kashmir. A well-known retired officer from the armed forces said the situation in Kashmir had never been this bad and the government was not doing enough to defuse tensions. It seemed interested only in portraying a macho image. “Kashmir is slipping away from India,” he said.