Plea In Kerala High Court To Reassess Minority Status Of Muslims, Christians In State

Plea In Kerala High Court To Reassess Minority Status Of Muslims, Christians In State

Plea In Kerala High Court To Reassess Minority Status Of Muslims, Christians In State

A bench after listening to arguments on behalf of the petitioner stated it’ll cross orders within the matter.

Kochi:

A PIL within the Kerala High Court on Thursday urged it to direct the Center to reassess whether or not Muslims and Christians in Kerala ought to proceed to be thought of within the checklist of minority communities.

A bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Chaly, after listening to the arguments on behalf of the petitioner group — Citizens Association for Democracy, Equality, Tranquility and Secularism (CADETS) — stated it’ll cross orders within the matter.

CADETS, represented by advocates C Rajendran and K Vijayan, contended that the checklist of minorities in Kerala needs to be re-determined and has sought a route to the National Commission for Minorities to do the identical.

The group has claimed that the Muslim and Christian communities in Kerala have progressed tremendously within the fields of socio-economics and schooling and subsequently, their minority standing requires to be re-determined and no preferential therapy needs to be given to them.

It has additionally sought a route to the Commission to guage the event progress of the 2 communities in Kerala.

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