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.

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Sahgal, Neha and Jonathan Evans. 2021. “India Survey Dataset.” Pew Research Center. doi: 10.58094/RFTE-A185.

report | Jun 29, 2021

Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation

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.”

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