PIL in Gujarat High Court against discrimination of minorities by govt board

The Gujarat-based Minority Coordination Committee (MCC) has filed a PIL in the High Court against "discrimination on religious grounds" by the Gujarat government's Pavitra Yatradham Board, saying taxpayers' money is being misused for promoting religious spots in a discriminatory manner.
MCC convener Mujahid Nafees has said, "This petition says that the country's constitution clearly states that the state will not promote any particular religion, and that it will see all of them with an equal eye. However, the Board in Gujarat is clearly supporting one religion, even as ignoring others. It demands the government to survey all the religious institutes without discrimination."
The High Court heard the PIL on Tuesday, issuing notice to the Chief Secretary, Gujarat, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Board for reply by December 12, 2018, when the next hearing is scheduled.

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