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Bishop Joseph D'Souza
When Shanmugam Anitha hanged herself in her home early this September, she had already accomplished the impossible. She was a remarkable student, whose academic excellence distinguished her above millions — perhaps even tens of millions — of students across India. But it was her story of overcoming incredible adversity that impacted me the most.
Today, August 15, India celebrates 70 years of independence. It is a proud moment for the world's largest democracy. Though still a young democracy, the world should celebrate how far India has come.
Dr. Joseph D'Souza, president of the All India Christian Council, on why India's Prime Minister must instigate social reform.