In a flat world, we are all ‘minorities’ in a way

Infosys founder-chairman and chief mentor, N.R. Narayana Murthy in an interview with Shantanu Guha Ray of Tehelka:

“It is extremely important for India to be a secular country. Every section of society must feel that they belong to society, that they are first-class citizens.

“If we start looking at ourselves in terms of a minority, there are zillions of kinds of minorities in this country! I speak Kannada at home, I am in a minority. If I speak English outside, I’m in a minority. If I’m an engineer, I am in a minority. I can go on creating differences. On the other hand, what is common between you and me is how we can work together.”

Read the full interview: ‘Rich can’t live in a make-believe world’