(WASHINGTONTIMES) — President Obama on Tuesday made a forceful case for gender and religious equality in India and used examples from his own life — including claims that he’s secretly a Muslim — to make his point.
Speaking at the government-run Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi, the president said India must learn to treat both women and religious minorities equally. India is nearly 80 percent Hindu but also has significant Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist and Christian populations.
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Mr. Obama said his own life offers an example of how some view one religion more favorably than others and seek to divide people along lines of faith.