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NCM must come up with nuanced definition of minorities in India

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The Supreme Court of India has directed the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) to examine whether Hindus in states where they are numerical minorities, can be treated at par with other recognized minorities—Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis and Jains.

At the centre of the apex court’s instruction to the NCM is the question of how to define minorities in India—whether minorities can be defined........

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