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

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Problems of Identification of Muslim OBCs in West Bengal

The classification and categorisation of OBCs in general and Muslim OBCs in particular is not a simple task. The variations in criteria for identification of OBCs reflect the absence of a uniform basis of backwardness. West Bengalâ??s list of Muslim OBCs has several loopholes, due to which certain select communities have managed to gain maximum benefits, leaving many others disadvantaged. Therefore, more ethnographic information about the communities is needed for proper categorisation of backward clas

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