These days, the country is facing huge questions marks over its diversity and mutual tolerance. Lynching incidentsagainst a particular community are on the rise. Many writers have expressed their dissatisfaction over the government’s inaction and returned their awards. Against this backdrop News Nation a prominent Hindi mainstream channel conducted a one hour debate on prime time. The Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind – Engineer Mohammed Salim participated in a debate on the mainstream channel News Nation on primetime on the 23rd October. He highlighted the dangers that the country is facing with growing intolerance, rise of fascist tendencies and the silence of the government in condemning incidents of communal violence.