As a country, we're secular, diverse and multi-lingual. In a perfect world, we are everything that an idealistic world would look like. And yet, we are still far, far away from what we should've been. 

Now, if I say anything further, I would probably be labelled 'Anti-National' and we all saw what happened to Aamir Khan for exercising his right to expression. 

So, instead of ranting about regional and communal discrimination that prevails within our country, I thought of finding some real-life instances. 

These are everyday incidents that Indians have encountered within India, let alone abroad. 

From judgments to comments, here are incidents that reek of bigotry, insularity and absolute disgrace:

Are we as united as we think? 

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