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Declaration of minority on state-wise data? SC seeks AG's assistance

SC bench took note of the submissions of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The on Friday sought assistance of Attorney General in dealing with a plea seeking declaration of minority community on the basis of state-wise population data instead of data.

A bench comprising Chief Justice and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose took note of the submissions of senior advocate that the law which allows declaration of minority community on the basis of data was illegal.

The bench asked BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay , who has filed a PIL on the issue, to supply a copy of the petition to the office of the attorney general and listed it for hearing after four weeks.

First Published: Fri, July 19 2019. 12:10 IST
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