How do we stop this hatred towards other religions?Though one does not need to name the party, the so-called National Party, which aims at making a huge dent in terms of maximizing the Hindu vote, does something very nasty to other religions. Violent members of the party, criticize members of the Muslim community and its leaders, day in and day out. They also go out of the way at harming the Christians by damaging their churches.[(sentence edited)]
The common man is dazed. He or she does not have any answer to this violence. Those who raise their voice against this party, are quickly termed anti-national. This is to imply that only Hindu values are very sacred, and that only Hinduism as a religion is the most acceptable or desirable.
Most violent conflicts in India, in the past forty years, is all due to the violence unleashed by this particular party. There has been violent reactions from militants belonging to other religions. The major question is: how do we stop this hatred? How do we go about educating our masses that such hatred will do our society no good, and take us through the path of ruin?
How do we educate our younger generation about the dangers associated with this hatred, that includes moral policing about what to dress, or how to behave in public. What can be done, in the most meaningful and purposeful manner?