Can a Christian be a SC?
While Hindu, Sikh and Buddhist Dalits enjoy SC status, those from Christian or Muslim communities do not, as per presidential order issued under Article 341 of the Constitution in 1950 and amendments thereafter. The proposal for a panel is being debated following ongoing cases in the Supreme Court, ET has learnt.
Are Christians eligible for reservation?
Reservation is available to Dalits who follow Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism, but Dalit Christians and Muslims are not protected as castes under Indian Reservation policy.
Who is Indian Christian?
Indian Christians are believers in the divinity of Jesus Christ. Despite the persisting idea in South Asia that Christianity is the “white man’s religion,” it has a massive following today in the subcontinent.
Which state has highest Christian population in India?
Largest Christian population in Kerala at 6.14 million (18.4% of state population), Majority in Nagaland at 87.9%, Mizoram at 87.2% and Meghalaya at 74.6%.
Can Christians make SC certificate?
Therefore, by conversion from one religion to another religion, the caste of the person remains unchanged and therefore based on the conversion to other religion, inter-caste marriage certificate cannot be issued, the court ruled.
Do Christians need caste certificate?
christiancan claim OBC and Scheduled tribe reservation . So their is no need of caste certificate . If you belong to scheduled caste category and after conversion to Christianity you legally changed your name ( from Hindu to Christian name ) you can’t claim Scheduled caste reservation .
Is Christianity legal in India?
There is no national law restricting religious conversion, and attempts in the past to introduce such bills in parliament have failed. But various states have enacted legislation over the years to regulate religious conversion.
Can Christians get OBC certificate?
Do Christians fall in the OBC category? No. Christians don’t fall under any caste.
Do Christians come under BC?
christians are taken under the bc.
What are the castes and subcastes in India?
Castes and Subcastes List in India: State Id State Name Castecode Caste Subcaste 1 KERALA 1001 ACHARI KONGU VELLALA 1 KERALA 1002 ACHARI VISHWAKARMA 1 KERALA 1003 ACHARI
What is the castecode of Kerala?
State Id State Name Castecode Caste Subcaste 1 KERALA 1001 ACHARI KONGU VELLALA 1 KERALA 1002 ACHARI VISHWAKARMA 1 KERALA 1003 ACHARI 1 KERALA 1004 ADI DRAVIDA PARAYA 1 KERALA 1005 AENTELUR ROMAN CATHOLIC 1 KERALA 1006 AMBATTAN
How many seats reserved for children of Defence personnel of Karnataka origin?
Provided that 10% of the seats shall be reserved horizontally for allotment to the children of defence personnel of Karnataka Origin from among the total seats reserved for defense personals.
How to become eligible for Kannada medium reservation in Karnataka?
To become eligible for reservation in this category candidates must have studied in Kannada Medium from Class 1 to 10.