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Bhopal City
Union Government does not know the definition of ‘Hindu’
11-10-2015

Bhopal: In reply to an RTI query by Neemuch resident Chandrashekhar Gaur, the Union Home Ministry said it does not know the definition of the word Hindu. Union Home Ministry does not know the definition of the word ‘Hindu’.

“To my query under RTI about the meaning and definition of the word Hindu in the light of the Indian Constitution and the law, the Home Ministry in its reply on July 31 said the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) doesn’t have information regarding it,” said Gaur, a resident of Neemuch district in Madhya Pradesh.

Gaur had also sought to know on what grounds a community was considered Hindu, and why Hindus were considered to be a majority community. The government’s reply was baffling, he said.

“If the government doesn’t know the meaning and definition of the word Hindu, on what basis did it enact the Hindu Marriage Act?” he questioned. (With inputs from agencies)