This might be counted as a stray racist remark. But, this was not the only time.
I can say, Manipuri. That looks like the most natural choice. Would everyone agree?
I can connect fairly well to 2 States. For the last 10 years, I am trying to be an Indian. Not a Bengali, or Tamil, or Marathi, or Punjabi. But, an Indian.
I know many other people who are trying the same.
Even after sixty-four years of the formation of the Republic, it is still not easy to be an Indian.