Please note that casteism and gender-discrimination are not specifically Hindu issues. Gender discrimination has been a global phenomenon for ages.
It is not only known as the first codified text on ethics and laws in the world, but also as a text promoting blatant casteism.
The entire Dalit movement of modern times is based on foundations of protesting against ‘Manuvaad’.
If Agniveer were to list the top two nuisances in India, it would undoubtedly be birth-based caste system and gender discrimination.
Yes, India is plagued by a plethora of challenges today – corruption, fundamentalism, terrorism, conversions, moral degradation, lack of education, health issues, sanitation problems and so many more.