Tuesday, August 28, 2012

How cosmopolitan and secular is the world's largest democracy?

When Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the President of India in July 2012,

the world witnessed a Parsi Chief Justice Kapadia
swear in a Brahmin President Mukherjee,
with a Muslim Vice President Hamid Ansari,

a Sikh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,

an Italian-born Catholic chairman ofthe ruling party Sonia Gandhi,