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'Minority' status for Hindus in some states? Issue referred to Law Commission for advice


Highlights 1 Hindus are in a minority in 7 states and a UT2 Hindus are in a minority in 7 states and a UT3 Depending on outcome, we will take up the issue with the govt: NCM chairmanIn a boost to the campaign to secure 'minority' status to Hindus in eight states, the National Commission for Minorities has referred the issue to Law Commission for its "opinion, comment and advice". Speaking to Mail Today, NCM chairman Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said "Yes, we have referred the issue to the Law Commission. Asked if the law panel will accept the reference if forwarded directly or routing it through the law ministry was the correct procedure, Rizvi said anyway, let us wait for the law commission's response. "If need arises, we will forward it again through the law ministry. Hence, the notification on minority community is not only arbitrary and irrational but also invalid and ultra-virus the Constitution of India and its basic structure," he argued.


Source: India Today December 07, 2017 01:30 UTC


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