The National Welfare Action Group yesterday criticised the decision of the minorities commission to grant minority status to the Jain community. In a statement here, the group said such a move would encourage communalism. At a meeting, the group also submitted a memorandum to the President in this regard and urged him that the commissions recommendation on giving minority status to the Jains should be rejected.
Pegs GDP growth at 5.5% against 5% projected by advance estimates
The fiscal deficit for the current financial year has been pegged at 4.1% of the gross domestic product