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Dalit converts to Christianity, Islam can't get Schedule Caste status: Centre to SC
short by Disha Jana / on Thursday, 10 November, 2022
Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Scheduled Caste (SC) status hasn't been granted to Dalits who converted to Islam or Christianity because untouchability isn't prevalent in these two religions. The constitutional right to reservations in jobs and education as a member of the SC community is currently extended to people from Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist faiths.
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