According to an extensive study conducted by the Pew Research Centre, 84 per cent of Indians said that to be “truly Indian”, it is very important to respect all religions.
The study, which covered 29,999 Indian adults, concluded that citizens of India are “united in the view” that respecting other religions is a very important part.
People in six major religious groups openly asserted they are “free to practice their faith” and that people of other religions are also free to practice their own religion.
The research was conducted in 2019 and early 2020 before the coronavirus pandemic.
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