Video Editor: Purnendu PritamShashi Tharoor launched an attack on the government, on Sunday, over the issue of mob lynchings in the name of cow vigilantism, stating that cows are safer than Muslims in some parts of the country.Tharoor, writing for The Print, slammed the Centre over a range of issues - from its claims of no major communal riots being witnessed in the country in the past four years to a minister garlanding lynching convicts.Ramjas Row: 2 Journalists From The Quint Thrashed by Delhi PoliceThe tweet came after a man named Akbar Khan was beaten to death by a mob, who accused him of cow smuggling in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Friday, 20 July. The mob caught Akbar Khan and his associate, who were on foot, and beat them up. Khan, 28, died on the spot, while Aslam survived.The lynching happened days after the Supreme Court asked the Parliament to create a special law against lynching. This, in no way was an isolated incident. Click here for the complete list of mob lynchings since 2015.A nation should make its citizens feel included, but the current climate, more aggressively than ever, has been hostile to a lot of communities. We included some of our concerns here. “Safer to be a ‘cow’, than a woman.”“Safer to be a ‘cow’, than a Kashmiri.”“Safer to be a ‘cow’, than a journalist.”“Safer to be a ‘cow’, than a transgender person.”Tell us what you think of the tweet. Have you felt unsafe in your country because of a specific community you belong to?Police officer suspended over Alwar lynchingSC’s Lynching Order: A Gentle Reminder That Law Still Exists We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.