SACHAR REPORT

Shelved & forgotten

Print edition : September 29, 2017

Justice Rajindar Sachar. Photo: Vipin Chandran

Members of the All India Muslim Tehwar Committee demonstrating in front of the Jama Masjid in Bhopal on July 29, 2004, demanding reservation in government jobs. Photo: A.M. Faruqui

Muslim girls eligible for pre-matriculation scholarships for minority communities studying at a school in Jaipur, Rajasthan, an August 2009 photograph. Data indicate that large numbers of eligible students are not receiving scholarships. Photo: Rohit Jain Paras

More than a decade after the report was tabled, the Central and State governments have not shown the political will to ensure that Muslims and other minority communities get the full spectrum of benefits of policies and programmes as it recommended.
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