A Ray of Hope
What does it take to stand up to hate? For Yashpal Saxena the answer was so much and so little. When his son was allegedly murdered by Muslim acquaintances, Yashpal took a stand against the crime being allowed as an excuse for anti-Muslim violence. He later hosted an Iftar as a show of solidarity with the Muslim community, a gesture that was repeated in Gurgaon where Muslims had been threatened during their Friday prayers. We talk with some key organizers of the Iftar about Yashpal Saxena and the small efforts needed to take big steps towards peace in India.