In 2017, we witnessed violent protests, mindless bans and unnecessary uproars on a plethora of subjects in India.

Ranging from cinema to religion and from community to laws, to say the least, this was a trying year for our country.

While there were some significant judgments and advancements, the veil of offense, negativity and foul play still cloaks our nation in every domain imaginable.

So here are some things, which even though a long shot, we wish would happen in India in 2018:

Let's welcome the new year with hopes of a better India.

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