India today is facing a myriad of very real and challenging problems. Our country is home to nearly 25 percent of the world’s hungry poor. 43 percent of all children below the age of five in our country are malnourished. The deep rooted misogyny in our culture captured national attention in the recent Delhi and Mumbai gang rape incidents. The staggering economic and policy making challenges our country faces was highlighted through the unanticipated, and rapid depreciation of our currency by nearly 42 percent in a span of two years. The political culture in our country continues to be dictated by a populist, divisive, regressive and corrupt agenda. This list can go on and on.
But why do any of us even need to care?