Jews in Maharashtra to Get Minority Status

Maharashtra government on Tuesday approved a proposal to grant minority status to Jews in the state. The decision was taken at a meeting of the state Cabinet, chaired by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. “Maharashtra Cabinet approves minority status to Jew community. This decision will benefit students from these communities to avail scholarships from the ARINDAM state government and setting up of educational institutions,“ Fadnavis said. The move, which was announced by then Maharashtra minority affairs minister Eknath Khadse, is expected to make life easier for members of the community in the state.

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