RSTV DEBATE : CONDITIONS OF MUSLIMS AND REFORMS REQUIRED
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- AFFIRMATIVE ACTION– Understood as Reservation–no religious reservation
- Political and admin will reqd to do the needful
- Dalit Buddhist,dalit Sikhs–given reservation but not weak muslims.
- Sachar and Amitabh Kundu committee — Muslims as backward as most backward communities of our country
- Schemes not implemented,allocation not provided, no assessment.
- The muslims left after partition were largely the poor
- While muslims have benefitted from the market process , they have not benefitted from the Government schemes so much.
- Community must reflect and introspect what is wrong with them that they have engaged in identity politics and not addressed socio-economic issues.
- “All India Majlis-e-Mushawarat “– initiates dialogues within the community.
- Muslim community should be open to change and modernity without diluting its religion – “ishtehad”
- Don’t do anything that you become isolated from wider community.
- There is a tendency in democracies to be disadvantageous to minorities.
- 1870à Hunter committee–same debate on Muslims are backward.
- 1939—Pirpur committee and Sharif committee by Muslim League–same debate on Muslims are backward.
- 1980—Gopal Singh committee –same debate on Muslims are backward.
- As most are poor
- As most are minority
- As most suffered from Partition
- Those muslims who have got English education,lives in big cities and is of Ashraf caste has less problems and Pasmanda/Madarsa/Village has same problems as rural dalit, rural women.
- Organizational discrimination by state.
- According to CSDS, 70% of muslims said that their condition is bad due to government and only 6% said it is due to Hindus.
- Reservation will only increase when jobs will increase, but till education and health increases, there can be no improvement.