Union Minister for Minority Affairs K Rahman Khan on Sunday said statements made by Narendra Modi against illegal Bangladeshi immigrants led to the "massacre" of innocents in Assam and urged the Centre and state government to take immediate action to help the victims.
The Constitution is being wrongly interpreted to deny minorities their "legitimate rights" which needs to be addressed by treating them as a "class of citizens" to enable them to avail of benefits, Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan said Monday.
Minority Affairs Minister K Rahman Khan`s demand for a special task force to monitor and review terror cases involving minorities has been referred to Home Ministry, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
The Minority Affairs Ministry has mooted a proposal for creation of a corporation to look after and develop Wakf properties, amid allegations of improper management of over 4 lakh acre of such properties.
Sharing the perception of Muslims that they are being "victimized", Minority Affairs Ministry will soon moot a proposal for setting up of a special task force to oversee the terror cases against the members of the community.