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Who are minorities in India UPSC?
Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains have been notified as minority communities by the Union Government at the national level. The original notification of 1993 was for 5 religious communities; Sikhs, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians and Muslims.
What are the minority castes in India?
Ans. Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jain and Zorastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.
What are the 5 minority groups?
There are seven key minority groupings: Latinos (including Puerto Ricans), African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Arab and other Middle Eastern Americans, Native Americans, Native Hawai’ians, and Inuit and Alaska Natives.
How do I check my minority status?
You can track the application status online via Karnataka Nadakacheri Portal. Provide application number and click on seek out option; minority certificate application status will be displayed.
What are the 5 caste levels?
Brahmins: The highest and most esteemed caste. These people often hold the job of priest or teacher. Kshatriyas: The second caste. These people are often known traditionally as ‘warriors. Waishyas: The third caste. Shudras: The fourth caste.
What are the 7 castes in India?
Brahmins. The highest of all the castes, and traditionally priests or teachers, Brahmins make up a small part of the Indian population. Kshatriyas. Meaning protector[s] of the gentle people, Kshatriyas were traditionally the military class. Vaishyas. Shudras. Adivasi. Dalits.
Does OBC mean minority?
OBC is not a minority community. OBC is a category used by the Government of India to classify people that are educationally or socially disadvantaged. Even though the term minority has been used in our constitution, the constitution has not attempted to define it.
Who is the largest minority group?
Hispanic and Latino Americans are the largest ethnic minority, comprising 18.7% of the population, while Black or African Americans are the second largest racial minority, making up 12.1%.
What qualifies as a minority?
A minority person is a citizen of the United States who is African American, Hispanic, Native American, Asian Pacific, or Asian Indian.
What is the largest minority group in the world?
Totalling over one billion people globally, people with disabilities those whose hearing, visual, cognitive, mobility, speech or neural functions are impaired are the largest minority group in the world.