Minorities in India a study in communal process and individual rights by Sunita Gangwal

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  • India,
  • India.


  • Minorities -- India -- Political aspects.,
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- India.,
  • Minorities -- Education -- India.,
  • India -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-280) and indexes.

Book details

StatementSunita Gangwal.
LC ClassificationsJQ220.M5 G36 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL943588M
ISBN 108172300077
LC Control Number95900082

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Rights of religious minorities in India. New Delhi, India: National Book Organisation, This document provides a basic introduction and understanding of the provisions for minority rights in India, and the landmark cases, judgements and events regarding these rights. It does not claim to encompass the entire literature on this topic.

In India minority generally consists of Christians (%), Sikhs (2%), Jain (1%) and Muslims (12%), which is world' third largest. In India majority consist of Hindus, their. MINORITY SAFEGUARDS IN INDIA The problem of minorities is a universal phenomenon.

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Minority Communities in India - The Government of India has taken several steps for the existence and overall development of various religious communities in India. National Commission for Minorities (NCM) was set up by the Union Government of India in to protect the existence of minorities all over India.

The numerous smaller minorities include Jews, Anglo-Indians and Andaman Islanders. India, like many of the countries of the postcolonial world, remains to a great extent an artificial construct of the colonial era. Beneath the surface it is a country burdened with ethnic, religious and linguistic conflicts.

The plight of minorities in India. When it comes to India, minority politics has been a hot topic ever since certain political powers took it upon themselves to appear as the saviors of Indian minorities.

It may be interesting to delve into the idea of a minority in. In the yearSri Ashwini Upadhyay, a lawyer and senior BJP leader had filed a PIL in the Supreme Court of India asking, primarily, for section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Act of to be declared as void and unconstitutional.

He later withdrew the petition stating that he would approach the NCM regarding the same issue. Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities 4 Report of the National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities 4 has held that for the purpose of Article 30 a minority, whether linguistic or religious, is determinable with reference to a State and not by taking into consideration the populationFile Size: 1MB.

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Islam is a monotheistic religion centered on the belief in one God and following the example of Muhammad; it is the largest minority religion in India.

About % of the country's population or approx. million people identify as adherents of Islam ( estimate). CHAPTER II Concept of Minority " The promotion and protection of the rights of persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities contribute to the political and social stability of States in which they live"29 Introduction Almost all States have one or more minority.

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PAKISTAN OR THE PARTITION OF INDIA. BY Dr. Ambedkar "More brain, O Lord, more brain. or we shall mar, Utterly this fair garden we might win." (Quotation from the title page of Thoughts on Pakistan, 1st ed.). INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY. State-wise Amount Released for Minority Communities under National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) in India ( to Upto August ) State-wise Number of Beneficiaries under Schemes for Welfare of Minorities in India ( to upto ).

Chapter Problem of Minorities from Gandhiji's book India of My Dreams: This chapter contains passages from writings and speeches of Mahatma Gandhi, to give the reader an idea of various problems of Minorities. minority protection I would like to say two things.

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viewed 16 Maydoi: /n minority communities in many parts of the country. Thus rendering the question of minority group rights and protection of their identity central to the political discourse of India. In this backdrop this paper will look into the constitutional rights of the minorities in India.

The constitution of India File Size: KB. In short, the voices of protection of religious minorities in India cannot be silenced as the international community is much aware of this true face of India through social and electronic media.

Demographically, India’s Muslim minority comprises of about 14 per cent of the population, but they remain the most deprived community in India. The New Delhi-based Institute for Human Development points out that Muslims’ economic condition is.

NEW DELHI: Minorities are "flourishing" in India and have been an equal partner in development without discrimination under the Modi government, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.

This chapter begins by presenting a historical background on the rights of minorities and vulnerable groups in India. It seeks to outline the role played by the British, in terms of setting out the blueprint for later reforms as well as, in the eyes of some commentators, sowing the seeds of discontent among India's population.

The second section identifies the minorities in India, drawing on. The book under review primarily is a historical reading of the institutional configuration envisaged for the governance of minorities in post-colonial India.

It underlines the fact that the framework of governance for minorities has a particular law, history, politics, and context to it.

Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Minorities in India. New Delhi: Sarup & Sons, (OCoLC) Material Type. Religious Minorities in India. Minority religious communities in India, which include Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains notified as minority communities as notified by GOI in Gazette under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, Total Population in is crores; {Hindu crores (%); (It is not a religious.

Pakistan has various religious minorities. According to the census of India, there were million non-Muslims in the provinces that today form Pakistan. During and after Pakistan's independence inabout 5 million Hindus and Sikhs emigrated, with Punjab alone accounting for.

Released ahead of national elections this April and May, the report, called “Violent Cow Protection in India: Vigilante Groups Attack Minorities,” also looks at the government’s response to.

The Ministry of Minority Affairs is a ministry of the Government of India which was carved out of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and created on 29 January It is the apex body for the central government's regulatory and developmental programmes for the minority religious communities in India, which include Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians and Jains notified Agency executives: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

religious Minority Students in Public Schools. Seeing the minority problems in Pakistan, it seems too necessary to have a comprehensive insight exploring the available material in this regard. Democratic Accommodations: The Minority Question in India analyses the complex story of the accommodation of claims, interests and rights of minorities in India.

It aims at what India-being one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse nations of the world-can offer to other nations, particularly to the countries of Europe that are confronted with ethnocultural and ethno-religious. Indian religious minorities face increased violence under Modi — report.

The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. Minorities in India – Dalits By Palak Mathur and Jessica Singh Introduction A minority is a sociological group that does not constitute a politically dominant voting majority of the total population of a given society.

In socio-economics, the term “minority” typically refers to a socially subordinate ethnic group. Physical existence of majority and minority group.

India - India - People: India is a diverse multiethnic country that is home to thousands of small ethnic and tribal groups. That complexity developed from a lengthy and involved process of migration and intermarriage.

The great urban culture of the Indus civilization, a society of the Indus River valley that is thought to have been Dravidian-speaking, thrived from roughly to bce. Religious minority and Linguist minorities in India Six communities, under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act,have been notified as minority communities by the Government of India: Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Zoroastrians, Buddhists and Jains.Why are Moslems considered a minority in India?

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