National Commission for Minorities Current Affairs, GK & News

Minorities Right Day celebrated in India on December 18

The Minorities Rights Day was celebrated by the National Commission for Minorities in India in order to focus religious harmony and better understanding of the minority communities in the country. On December 18, 1992, the United Nations adopted the Individual’s rights belonging to religious, linguistic and religious minorities. The organization also stated that it is ..

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Minorities Rights Day in India

Minorities Rights Day is observed every year on 18th December in India, with the aim that the normal individual rights as applied to members of a class, religious, ethnic, racial, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities are also accorded to minority groups in the country. The objective of the day is to remind about the ..

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Minority Institutions

A minority institute may be an institute that has been set up by either a religious or linguistic minority to foster its unique and special features. As per Article 30(1) of Constitution “All minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice”. As per ..

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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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