URGENT! Make a gift that will be doubled. We have $9,711 left to match by December 1st.
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

India’s president urged to end pro-Hindu bias in scholarship awards

Catholic World News - June 13, 2013

Representatives of Isai Maha Sangh, a Catholic organization, and Rastriya Secular Manch, a Muslim organization, met with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and called for an end to discrimination against non-Hindus in scholarship awards in Madhya Pradesh.

The central Indian state has been governed by the Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party for nine years.

“The financial resources of the state have been used to protect and promote the development of the faithful of the Hindu community,” representatives of Isai Maha Sangh, and Rastriya Secular Manch stated. Christian Dalits (untouchables), said Father Anand Muttungal of Rastriya Secular Manch, suffer particularly from discrimination.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($63,399 to go):
$150,000.00 $86,601.12
42% 58%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Art and theology, beauty and truth, work together in the New Evangelization November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
Anatomy of Conversion November 21
It is a failure of mercy to deny sin November 20
Yesterday's news, tomorrow November 20

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days