Minority Status Current Affairs, GK & News

National Commission for Minorities sets up committee to look into Minority status for Hindus

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has set up three member committee to study the matter to give minority status to Hindus in 8 states where their population is less than 50%. The committee will be led by NCM’s Vice Chairman George Kurien and has been given three months to submit its report. NCM after ..

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Gujarat Government accords minority status to Jain community

The Gujarat Government has accorded minority status to the Jain community in the state. In this regard state government has issued a government resolution (GR) giving minority status to the Jain community. Key facts The decision has nothing to do with reservations and the new status will benefit the poor among the Jain community. The ..

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