ಗುಜರಾತ್: ಜೈನರಿಗೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತರ ಸ್ಥಾನಮಾನ

ಜೈನ ಸಮುದಾಯಕ್ಕೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಸ್ಥಾನಮಾನ ನೀಡಿ ಗುಜರಾತ್‌ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಶನಿವಾರ ಅಧಿಸೂಚನೆ ಹೊರಡಿಸಿದೆ. ಹಿಂದಿನ ಯುಪಿಎ ಸರ್ಕಾರ 2014ರ ಜನವರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಜೈನ ಸಮುದಾಯಕ್ಕೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಸ್ಥಾನಮಾನ ನೀಡಿತ್ತು. ಅಹಮದಾಬಾದ್‌ (ಗುಜರಾತ್), ಮೇ ೮, ೨೦೧೬ : ಜೈನ ಸಮುದಾಯಕ್ಕೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಸ್ಥಾನಮಾನ ನೀಡಿ ಗುಜರಾತ್‌ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಶನಿವಾರ ಅಧಿಸೂಚನೆ ಹೊರಡಿಸಿದೆ. ಹಿಂದಿನ ಯುಪಿಎ ಸರ್ಕಾರ 2014ರ ಜನವರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಜೈನ ಸಮುದಾಯಕ್ಕೆ ಅಲ್ಪಸಂಖ್ಯಾತ ಸ್ಥಾನಮಾನ ನೀಡಿತ್ತು. ‘ಪಾತಿದಾರ್‌ ಮೀಸಲಾತಿ ಚಳವಳಿಯ ಕಾರಣದಿಂದಾಗಿ ಸರ್ಕಾರದ […]

Minority status accorded, but Jains yet to get benefits

Minority status accorded, but Jains yet to get benefits

April 19, 2015, Bangalore (Karnataka): More than a year ago after the union government accorded minority status to the Jain community, the Karnataka government is yet to include the community on the minority list and issue minority certificates. The delay has denied the community of all benefits, especially in the education sector, that come with […]

Sudhir Lodha Felicitated by Tamil Jain Community

Thirunarunkundram (Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu), February 2, 2014: Sri Jinakanchi-Mel Sittamur Digamber Jain   Sri Mutt & the entire “Tamil Jain Community” from all over the world whole heartedly thanked, appreciated & blessed for Sudhirji’s focused and coordinated effort for the last one year in obtaining the Minority Status at the National level for us –the […]

Minority status to benefit Jain students

Bangalore (Karnataka), February 1, 2014: The minority status accorded to Jain community by the Union government is expected to benefit a number of students who come from economically weaker sections, especially in rural areas in the State. Now, Jain students whose family’s annual income is less than Rs. 2.5 lakh are eligible for scholarship given […]

Jains Minority Status - Hindi Notfication

Big Breaking News: Jains Notified as Minorities in India

New Delhi, January 27, 2014: The Government of India has notified Jains as minorities under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act 1992 on January 27, 2014. On behalf of the Government this was notified by Mr.Lalit K. Pawar Secretary to Government of India, ministry of minority affairs. As per Jains will be […]

Breaking News: Jains to be in list of minority communities, Govt set to unveil Equal Opportunity Commission

Union Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan has said in an interview that the Jain community will be added to the list of national minority communities and the government will be included in the Equal Opportunity Commission. New Delhi, January 7, 2014: The Central government is set to create an Equal Opportunity Commission as recommended […]

Jain body to stage protest in Delhi on Dec 18

Ludhiana (Punjab), November 25, 2012: The issue of minority religion status for Jains has now started gaining momentum. The Vishav Jain Sangthan (VJS) would stage a mega rally, Adhikaar, in New Delhi on December 18, said VJS chief Sanjay Jain, who was in the city to seek the blessings of Dr Shiv Muniji, all India […]

Maharashtra to try for minority status to Jains

Mumbai (Maharashtra), October 21, 2012: Claiming that Maharashtra government was the first to grant minority status to Jain community, state Minority Development Minister Arif Naseem Khan has said that they would lobby with the Centre for a similar status to Jains at the national level. “It is important for the Jain community to get minority […]

Minority status for Jain educational institutes

Mumbai (Maharashtra), October 20, 2012: The Maharashtra government will grant minority status to Jain educational institutes if they apply for it, said state minorities minister Naseem Khan. Khan was addressing a camp organised by the Jain community on minority status at the Mahapragya Public School, Kalbadevi. He said the Maharashtra government was the first to […]