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NCM seeks Law Commission's opinion on minority status to Hindus in 8 states

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Sunday sought the Commission's opinion on minority status to the Hindus in eight states on the representation given by the petitioner, Ashwini Upadhyay.

The Supreme had, earlier, asked the petitioner to approach the NCM as he urged the to declare that Hindus were a minority community in eight states including and Punjab.

Upadhyay has referred to December 18, 1992 resolution of the UN General Assembly and a judgement of the top to back his plea.

In his plea, the petitioner sought the Hindus be declared minority in the eight states including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Lakshdweep, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh.

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 17:10 IST