The Mumbai “No Muslim Candidates” Case Is Not A One Off

The Mumbai “No Muslim Candidates” Case Is Not A One Off

Yesterday the internet was abuzz with reports of a Muslim man who’d been denied a job because of his faith. Zeshan Ali Khan had applied for a marketing job with a multi-national jewellery exports company in Mumbai. Within 15 minutes, the 23-year-old received an email that said: “We regret to inform you that we hire only non-Muslim candidates.”   The nation was understandably outraged over this incident. India is a secular democracy that prohibits discrimination on the basis…