Indians accept women as political leaders, but many favor traditional gender roles in family life.
For this report, we surveyed 29,999 Indian adults about religious beliefs and practices, religious identity, nationalism, and tolerance in Indian society. The survey was administered face-to-face from Nov. 17, 2019- to March 23, 2020.
Sahgal, Neha and Jonathan Evans. 2021. “India Survey Dataset.” Pew Research Center. doi: 10.58094/RFTE-A185.
Indians see religious tolerance as a central part of who they are as a nation. Across the major religious groups, most people say it is very important to respect all religions to be “truly Indian.”