Indian Muslims are feeling insecure, declares Hamid Ansari

NEW DELHI: Outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari is of the opinion that there is a sense of unease and insecurity among the Muslims.

Ansari made these remarks in the wake of cases of “intolerance” and cow vigilantism.

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He also described the questioning of citizens over their love for India as a “disturbing thought”.

Vice President termed the cases of lynching and ‘ghar wapsi’ as a “breakdown of Indian values/

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He has no doubt in accepting the fact that the Muslim community is apprehensive at this juncture.

Ansari said India is a plural society that has for so many years,  has lived in a certain “ambience of acceptance” which is feeling the heat right now.

With regard to triple talaq, Ansari said it is a social aberration, not a religious need.

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