They burn the Bible and the Christians. They burn Qura'n and the Muslims. They kill the Sikhs and desecrate their most sacred place of worship - Darbar Sahib. To them all people other than Hindus are untouchable, fit to be ostracized. Dalits cannot even draw water to drink from their wells. A Brahmin must take a shower to cleanse himself if so much as the shadow of a non-Hindu is cast upon him. They worship cow and drink its urine. And yet India claims to be a secular state and the world accepts such a flimsy claim -COL (Retd) RIAZ JAFRI, Rawalpindi, via e-mail, December 26.