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Minority Scholarship: Recommended by the UDF government to reduce the ratio

Kozhikode: It has come to gentle that the Oommen Chandy administration tried to cut back the minority scholarship ratio. The Minorities Fee determined to make 80:20 60:40 and advisable it to the federal government. Congress chief Adv. M Veerankutty Chairman and Muslim League chief Adv. KP Mariyumma, Kerala Congress chief Adv. The State Minorities Fee, of which VV Joshi is a member, has advisable a discount within the Muslim Scholarship Ratio.

The advice highlights the hypocrisy of the Muslim League and a piece of the Congress in opposing the LDF authorities’s choice to award scholarships in proportion to the inhabitants within the wake of the Excessive Courtroom verdict. The fee advisable that the 80:20 inhabitants ratio be modified to 60:40 for all advantages of the prevailing regulation. The detailed examine report and fee advice to deal with the Christian backwardness was submitted to the federal government on June 8, 2016 after the LDF got here to energy.

On June 3, 2021, the Parliamentary Party of the Muslim League despatched a letter to the Chief Minister asking him to offer minority scholarships in proportion to the inhabitants.

The regulation handed by the UDF was additionally identified by the Excessive Courtroom

The Kerala State Minorities Fee Act (Kerala State Fee for Minorities Act – 2014) was launched in 2014 beneath the UDF rule. When the regulation recommending inhabitants ratio was handed, there have been 5 Muslim League ministers in energy, together with PK Kunhalikutty.

The regulation stipulates that steps must be taken to make sure proportional illustration of minorities in varied employment-social-development initiatives. This provision is in Section 9K of Chapter III of the Act. This part was highlighted within the Excessive Courtroom judgment quashing the 80:20 ratio yesterday. Underneath the guise of all this, the League and a small part of the Congress are communalizing the difficulty of minority scholarships.

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