Direct Meghalaya govt to declare Hindus as minority: TMC MP urges Centre

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Shanta Chhetri on Friday urged the Union Home Ministry to direct the Meghalaya government to declare Hindus as a minority in the state.

Raising the issue during Zero hour, Chhetri said: “The Centre has told the Supreme Court that states can consider granting minority status to Hindus if the community is not in majority in their jurisdiction.”

She fsaid that if Hindus are a minority in a particular state, then they can establish and administer educational institutions within the rights granted to minorities by the Constitution.


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