Neha Sahgal is an associate director at the Pew Research Center, specialising in international polling on religion.
She speaks with Sidharth Singh of Newslaundry about Pew’s recent which she co-authored.
One of the study’s more significant findings, she says, is that while “respect for other religions is a key national value” for many Indians, a lot of people from the majority community believe that to be “truly Indian” it is very important to be a Hindu.
Talking about religious conversion and interfaith marriages, Neha points out that there are few of them.
Text by Ruchi Shahagadkar.
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