Gujarat Chief Minister
representation of Muslims in the cabinet
remain a Dream:
question that arises from these facts is, for how long would we
continue to rely on these leaders despite their persistent failures
in delivering to safeguard the interests of....
Leaders demand reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra
More than 50,000 poor minority students in Gujarat have been
reportedly denied central scholarship.
report has once again put Gujarat Chief Minister
in a spot.
is the only state government in the country which is not willing to
bear 25 per cent share of the central-sponsored pre matric
scholarship scheme for the minorities.
Centre gives around Rs 22 lakh scholarships for poor Muslims
students, of which more than Rs 57,000 is earmarked for Gujarat
Every child whose parents earn less than Rs 1 lakh per annum is
entitled to this scholarship and can get an amount between Rs 800 to
year the Gujarat government wrote to the Centre that such schemes
based on minority status of a community will not help in the
year again, despite of repeated reminders, the state government has
not earmarked any money which means the minority students will
remain deprived of their due.
“This is unconstitutional,” says Congress spokesperson,
scholarship scheme is a part of Prime Minister’s 15 point programme
for minorities and Gujarat is the only state opposing it.