Sunday, 22 November 2020

15% quota in govt housing sought for minorities

Former minorities commission official says pluralistic housing is the antidote to divisiveness and communalism.

Pluralistic housing is the antidote to divisiveness, a former minorities commission vice-chairman has said in a plea to Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad, seeking 15 per cent reservation for minorities in the upcoming housing policy.

Abraham Mathai wrote to Awhad saying that reservation for minorities is the only hope for social cohesion and integration of minorities who have been forced into ghettos such as Kurla and Mumbra. The email urges the government to not only provide for reservation in read more...


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