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Mushawerat floats Front to protect Jamia Millia from OBC quota
President of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan has set up Jamia Bachao Front to protect Jamia Millia Islamia from the onslaughts of the government to usurp its minority character......Read Full
Mumbai: Minority educational institutes in Maharashtra may lose their status for not reserving minimum 50 per cent seats for students belonging to the community from next academic year.
Minority Development Minister Naseem Khan on August 12 directed to fulfil 50 per cent quota for aided and 51 per cent to non-aided institutes for the minority students.
"The status of the institutes would be cancelled for not complying the norms laid for the minority students," Khan told reporters here.
He also instructed the education department to give 10 days as grace period for admission process in order to complete the quota.
The department would also check records of the colleges for the last five years, he added.
There are 1,217 minority institutes in the state and the decision would be applicable from the next academic year, the minister said.
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