‘A large number of languages, 1600 dialects and several religions exist in India. We have a Constitution that accommodates all these differences.’ ‘Indian civilization had survived for 5,000 years chiefly because of its tolerance and by accepting dissent and differences’. The statement of the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, is most relevant when acts of intolerance and inhuman attacks are being perpetrated by the Hindu fundamentalists.