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Epicentre Plus: Has Bigotry Become The New Normal?

June 21, 2018, 3:37 AM IST India India
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Is bigotry and hatred the new normal in new India? This may sound like a rhetorical question but it isn't. Almost every day you hear stories of regular people having no qualms in peddling hatred without the veneer of civility it once had — whether it is an Ola driver who refuses to go to a Muslim locality or a 20-something millennial telling Airtel that she doesn't believe in the work ethics of Muslims. What is equally horrifying is how big corporates respond to this bigotry.