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This isn't Pakistan, AMU must provide quota: SC/ST panel

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

As Muslim University (AMU) has been facing flak for non-implementation of the reservation policy, Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) said "this isn't Pakistan" adding that "the university has to follow the rules".

The added that the varsity is doing injustice to the students belonging to the weaker section by not providing reservation.

"Not providing reservation to Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe, and Other Backward Classes students in Muslim University is an injustice. is not a minority institution and it receives grants from the Centre," Katheria said.

"This is not Pakistan, here all systems work as per the Constitution of India," he added.

Earlier on July 3, and MP demanded reservation for the students belonging to ST/SC/OBC in

He added that students from ST/SC/OBC backgrounds are deprived of good despite having a college in Aligarh.

Earlier in 2016, the had approached the Supreme Court, stating the does not enjoy minority status, and the matter is pending.

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 03:57 IST