Have you ever faced any kind of racism, racial comments or discrimination while you are in abroad? This discrimination can be from foreigners or our own Indians from other regions (who doesn’t belong to your region in India). First - I experienced this few months back when I went to the doctor’s surgery. We waited in the queue and went to the reception when our turn came, we were having a conversation with the receptionist, and suddenly the receptionist cut the conversation with us and started attending a white lady who was standing behind us in the queue. We ignored, after finishing with that lady she re started the conversation with us asking about our need of appointment, we were explaining the need but after few seconds same scene repeated attending another white person by cutting the conversation with us. It was so awkward and humiliating but this time I didn’t kept quiet. I straight away asked her for an explanation in a firm polite tone that what made her to attend the other people by ignoring us. She doesn’t have an answer except taking the turn facing the embarrassment. BTW that receptionist is also a white person. Also, I knew some desi people who make fun of fellow Indians who belong to different region, commenting about their skin color, dressing sense and food habits. Second - this was my friend’s experience, but it was by a fellow desi colleague who is from a different region of India. They have a habit of having food together during lunch time and share food with each other. But one of her colleague who is from a different state in India refuses to accept the food offered by my friend but takes food from other colleagues who belongs to her region….this really made me surprised. BTW my friend is a pure vegetarian, so there is no excuse of offering non-veg food. Also there are no issues at all between them. Please share your (your friends/family) experiences…..it gives an opportunity to others to be aware of these kind of experiences and to tackle with the situation.