ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Islam, Social Stratification and Empowerment of Muslim OBCs

This paper looks at the issue of social stratification among Muslims of north India from a historical perspective. It identifies caste as a system of such social stratification and compares the social and economic backwardness of Muslim OBCs with other OBCs. The article suggests separate reservations for Muslim OBCs within the existing reserved quota, as a means to achieve equality and social justice.

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