Indian Muslim Leading Newspaper, New from India, Islam, World
32 pages, Twice a month. Subscribe Now.  (RNI DELENG/2000/930; ISSN 0972-3366)

Since Jan 2000

Cartoons .  Special Reports . National  . Issues . Community News Letters to the Editor  . Matrimonials . Latest Indian Muslim Statements . Book Store ++

The Milli Gazette

Online Book Store  

Subscribe Online

Jobs @ MG
Our Advertisers
Our Team
Contact Us

  Lastest Indian Muslim 
Statements & 
Press Release
Tell me when the next issue comes online:






If you haven't seen the print edition,

missed it ALL

send me the print edition


The Milli Gazette's Message Board:


2004: Indian Muslim Statements
For Latest Indian Muslim Statements click here
Archive of Indian Muslim Statements click here


AIMMM Welcomes the A.P. High Court Ruling in favour of Reservation for a Religious Group, if Backward
Requests AP Govt. to Complete Legal Formalities
Requests Central and State Govts. to Move their Backward Classes Commissions to Consider Muslim Case

New Delhi, 24 September, 2004
: Shri Syed Shahabuddin, President of the All India Muslim Majlis- e-Mushawarat (AIMMM), has issued the following Statement :

"The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) regards the Judgement of the A.P. High Court declaring the G.O. on Reservation for Muslims ultra vires as a temporary setback and, in fact, a long-term victory for the cause of reservation for Muslims all over India.

The A.P. High Court has struck down the G.O. on purely technical grounds which, the AIMMM hopes, the State Government shall take immediate steps to remedy: the reconstitution of the A.P. Backward Classes Commission and finalization of a Scheme to bar the Creamy Layer from the benefit of reservation.

On the other hand, the A.P. High Court has upheld, in principle, reservation in favour of the Muslim community, if it is found to constitute a Backward Class. This is in line with the Supreme Court Judgement in the Inder Sawhney Case and the opinion of the Justice Venkatachalliah Commission.

The AIMMM reiterates that the demand for reservation for Muslims is based on the fact of their educational, social and economic backwardness, as a group, which stands established in Census 2001 and can be verified by systematic surveys based on nationally accepted parameters.

In effect, the A.P. High Court has ruled that religion should be treated on par with caste as a basis for classification and reservation on the basis of religious identity is equally permissible as the basis of caste identity, subject to the common condition of Backwardness. The AIMMM, therefore, welcomes the A.P. High Court Judgement and appeals to the Central Government as well as the Governments of other States of Muslim concentration like UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra etc. to introduce reservation for the Muslim community, as a community, in proportion to its population and level of backward as compared to SC/ST."

Sd/- Syed Shahabuddin
N-44, Abul Fazal Enclave, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi - 110 025 Phone: 2632 6780 Fax: 2632 7346
  Email: q



Read and support The Milli Gazette 

Get Books from India at cheap attractive ratesArabic English High Quality translation

Reading books can support The Milli Gazette !

SubscriptionContact Us | Publishers | OutreachIndia | Suggestions | E-cardsBookmark this page |

Privacy PolicyDisclaimer  Copyright 2000-Present    Pharos Media & Publishing Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India